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OSDH reports 1,719 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 1,719 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, August 31.


Oklahoma’s seen 551,958 COVID-19 cases since early 2020 as 22,549 cases are active. The new cases 7 day average is 2,796. The CDC provisional death count is 9,166.


The weekly situation report and new updates for counties and vaccinations will be released Wednesday, September 1.


As of Wednesday, August 25, Kay County has seen 5,949 COVID-19 cases, 132 deaths and 5,605 recoveries. Therefor, Kay County has 212 active cases. For active cases in surrounding counties, Garfield has 176, Osage has 282, Pawnee has 126, Noble has 35 and Grant has 10.


If you’re needing to get tested for COVID-19, the Kay County Health Department has COVID-19 testing available by appointment only at the Ponca City clinic on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Make an appointment by calling 580-762-1641. COVID-19 testing is NOT available at the Blackwell clinic.


A total of 3,717,622 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. This includes 2,057,606 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose and 1,684,647 Oklahomans fully vaccinated.


Register online to receive a notification when you’re eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at, or locate other vaccine opportunities at


Third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are available at the Kay County Health Department. Click here to learn more.