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OSDH reports 445 new COVID-19 cases for Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 445 new COVID-19 cases for Friday.


According to the situation report, Oklahoma’s seen 622,780 COVID-19 cases since early 2020. A total of 9,418 cases are active. The new cases 7 day average is 1,080. The CDC provisional death count is 10,616.


According to the latest data from Wednesday, October 6, Kay County has seen an overall total of 6,939 COVID-19 cases, 148 deaths and 6,609 recoveries. Kay County has 182 active COVID-19 cases.


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.


Data for Kay County communities is posted below:


PONCA CITY – 5,028 COVID-19 cases/98 deaths/4,804 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 910 COVID-19 cases/32 deaths/852 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 576 COVID-19 cases/8 deaths/551 recoveries

TONKAWA – 492 COVID-19 cases/16 deaths/461 recoveries

KAW CITY – 95 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/90 recoveries

BRAMAN – 41 COVID-19 cases/1 death/36 recoveries


As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 4,211,321 doses have been administered. This includes 2,255,807 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose and 1,901,780 Oklahomans that are 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.