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OSDH reports over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 3,338 new COVID-19 cases Friday.


According to the situation report, Oklahoma has 22,426 active cases and has seen 542,412 cases since early 2020. The new cases 7 day average is 2,577 and the CDC provisional death count is 9,074.


Data last updated on Wednesday, August 25 shows that Kay County has seen 5,949 COVID-19 cases, 132 deaths and 5,605 recoveries. Therefor, Kay County has 212 active 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 – 4,298 COVID-19 cases/86 deaths/4,064 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 805 COVID-19 cases/29 deaths/736 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 496 COVID-19 cases/7 deaths/478 recoveries

TONKAWA – 422 COVID-19 cases/15 deaths/388 recoveries

KAW CITY – 77 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/69 recoveries

BRAMAN – 28 COVID-19 cases/1 death/27 recoveries


As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 3,717,622 doses have been administered. This includes 2,057,606 Oklahomans receiving the first dose and 1,684,647 Oklahomans that are fully vaccinated.


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