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OSDH reports 9,863 COVID-19 cases, 87 deaths and 11,496 recoveries since Christmas Eve


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 9,863 COVID-19 cases since Christmas Eve. Oklahoma has now seen 279,139 COVID-19 cases as 33,751 cases are active as of Sunday.

Since Christmas Eve, 87 new virus-related deaths have been documented. Oklahoma’s death toll is at 2,370 as of Sunday.

Kay County has seen 183 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday, putting the county’s overall stats to 3,125 COVID-19 cases, 30 virus-related deaths and 2,555 recoveries. Posted below is the latest data for Kay County communities.


Ponca City – 2,302 cases/16 deaths/1,883 recoveries

Blackwell – 367 cases/6 deaths/299 recoveries

Newkirk – 267 cases/1 death/217 recoveries

Tonkawa – 213 cases/6 deaths/173 recoveries

Kaw City – 41 cases/1 death/34 recoveries

Braman – 13 cases/0 deaths/9 recoveries


As for new COVID-19 cases in local counties, there are 159 for Garfield, 133 for Payne, 116 for Osage, 115 for Logan, 97 for Washington, 42 for Pawnee, 34 for Noble and 19 for Grant.


Payne County – 5,610 cases/27 deaths/5,080 recoveries

Garfield County – 5,278 cases/42 deaths/4,717 recoveries

Kay County – 3,125 cases/30 deaths/2,555 recoveries

Washington County – 3,032 cases/57 deaths/2,634 recoveries

Osage County – 2,860 cases/25 deaths/2,495 recoveries

Logan County – 2,448 cases/7 deaths/2,064 recoveries

Pawnee County – 977 cases/10 deaths/801 recoveries

Noble County – 936 cases/5 deaths/786 recoveries

Grant County – 369 cases/5 deaths/317 recoveries


Since Christmas Eve, OSDH has also reported 11,496 new recoveries, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 243,018 as of Sunday. 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 Thursday, Dec. 24, health officials report that there have been 2,314,672 negative test results, 16,289 total hospitalizations and 1,729 Oklahomans currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

As of Friday, Dec. 18, 2,253 vaccine doses have been administered in Oklahoma, and the state has received 33,150 doses.