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OSDH reporting 694 new COVID-19 cases and 646 recoveries Thursday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 694 new positive COVID-19 cases for Thursday. Oklahoma’s seen 430,944 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started. There are 11,677 active COVID-19 cases which is 48 more than Wednesday.

OSDH is reporting that the death toll remains at 4,701 and the provisional CDC death toll remains at 7,344.

Kay County saw nine new COVID-19 cases and five recoveries for Wednesday, putting the county’s overall stats to 5,116 COVID-19 cases, 83 deaths and 4,894 recoveries. Kay County currently has 139 active COVID-19 cases, which is four more than Wednesday. Data for local communities is posted below:


Ponca City – 3,741 cases/47 deaths/3,595 recoveries

Blackwell – 653 cases/19 deaths/609 recoveries

Newkirk – 429 cases/3 death/412 recoveries

Tonkawa – 357 cases/15 deaths/336 recoveries

Kaw City – 62 cases/1 death/61 recoveries

Braman – 22 cases/1 death/20 recoveries


As for new cases in local counties, there 19 for Garfield, 12 for Payne, 10 each for Logan and Washington, five for Osage, each for Noble, two for Pawnee and one for Grant. Data for local counties is posted below:


Payne County – 8,473 cases/49 deaths/8,230 recoveries

Garfield County – 7,652 cases/82 deaths/7,399 recoveries

Kay County – 5,116 cases/83 deaths/4,894 recoveries

Washington County – 4,916 cases/91 deaths/4,703 recoveries

Osage County – 4,524 cases/56 deaths/4,375 recoveries

Logan County – 4,041 cases/31 deaths/3,865 recoveries

Pawnee County – 1,737 cases/33 deaths/1,651 recoveries

Noble County – 1,361 cases/14 deaths/1,295 recoveries

Grant County – 542 cases/7 deaths/528 recoveries


OSDH is reporting 646 new recoveries for Thursday. Oklahoma’s recovery total is now at 414,566. In order for a recovery to count, the recovered patient must not be deceased or hospitalized and it has been 14 days since their report.

As of Friday, March 5, there have been 1,007,817 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in Oklahoma and that there are 368,851 completed series. The number of prime doses given is 638,966. There have also been 649,525 prime doses allocated and 540,985 boost doses allocated. Vaccination numbers will be updated Friday, March 12.

See complete COVID-19 data for Oklahoma by visiting


The Kay County Health Department announced early Tuesday morning that at this time, they have appointments available on the portal today, March 9, for individuals in the Phase 1, 2 and 3 priority groups.

You can register for your COVID-19 vaccination at

As of Tuesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced that individuals in Phase 3 can schedule a vaccination appointment. Phase 3 priority groups include teachers, students(age 18 and older), residents and administrative staff in educational settings outside PreK-12. Also included are individuals working in a critical infrastructure at high risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Click here to view the list of essential industries and learn if you’re eligible.