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OSDH reports over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, Three new virus-related deaths for Noble and Washington counties


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 3,448 new positive COVID-19 cases for Monday, Dec. 28. Oklahoma has seen an overall total of 282,587 COVID-19 cases as 35,528 cases are active.

13 virus-related deaths were documented Monday, putting Oklahoma’s death toll to 2,383.  Two of the newly reported deaths were Noble County women in the 65 or older age group, and a Washington County woman in the 65 or older age group.

Kay County saw an increase with 29 new COVID-19 cases, putting the county at 3,154 COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths and 2,588 recoveries. Therefor, there are around 536 active COVID-19 cases for Kay County. Posted below is data for Kay County communities.


Ponca City – 2,322 cases/16 deaths/1,904 recoveries

Blackwell – 372 cases/6 deaths/306 recoveries

Newkirk – 268 cases/1 death/220 recoveries

Tonkawa – 216 cases/6 deaths/174 recoveries

Kaw City – 41 cases/1 death/35 recoveries

Braman – 13 cases/0 deaths/10 recoveries


As for new COVID-19 cases in local counties, there are 69 for Garfield, 66 for Payne, 47 for Logan. 37 for Osage, 31 for Washington, 12 for Pawnee, 10 for Noble and six for Grant.


Payne County – 5,676 cases/27 deaths/5,119 recoveries

Garfield County – 5,347 cases/42 deaths/4,735 recoveries

Kay County – 3,154 cases/30 deaths/2,588 recoveries

Washington County – 3,063 cases/58 deaths/2,664 recoveries

Osage County – 2,897 cases/25 deaths/2,518 recoveries

Logan County – 2,495 cases/7 deaths/2,082 recoveries

Pawnee County – 989 cases/10 deaths/810 recoveries

Noble County – 946 cases/7 deaths/797 recoveries

Grant County – 375 cases/5 deaths/321 recoveries


OSDH is also reporting 1,658 new recoveries for Monday, 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.