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OSDH sees more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases since Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 5,170 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. This includes 1,537 cases on Saturday, 1,517 cases Sunday and 785 cases Monday.


According to the situation report, Oklahoma’s seen 619,056 COVID-19 cases since early 2020. While 11,288 cases are active, this is more than 500 less compared to the active cases from Thursday, Sept. 30. The new cases 7 day average is 1,331. The CDC provisional death count is 10,472.


According to the latest data from Wednesday, September 29, Kay County has seen an overall total of 6,792 COVID-19 cases, 146 deaths and 6,477 recoveries. Kay County has 169 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 – 4,931 COVID-19 cases/97 deaths/4,710 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 889 COVID-19 cases/31 deaths/842 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 560 COVID-19 cases/8 deaths/539 recoveries

TONKAWA – 481 COVID-19 cases/16 deaths/450 recoveries

KAW CITY – 93 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/85 recoveries

BRAMAN – 39 COVID-19 cases/1 death/36 recoveries


As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 4,120,769 doses have been administered. This includes 2,229,487 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose and 1,874,082 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.