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Over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases reported statewide Wednesday

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 2,360 new COVID-19 cases for Wednesday, August 18.

 

According to the situation report, Oklahoma’s seen 519,023 COVID-19 cases as 19,704 cases are active. The new cases 7 day rolling average is 2,210. The CDC provisional death count is 8,906.

 

Locally, Kay County has seen 5,795 COVID-19 cases, 132 deaths and 5,522 recoveries. Therefor, Kay County has 141 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 – 4,197 COVID-19 cases/86 deaths/4,006 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 779 COVID-19 cases/29 deaths/724 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 486 COVID-19 cases/7 deaths/473 recoveries

TONKAWA – 405 COVID-19 cases/15 deaths/381 recoveries

KAW CITY – 73 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/66 recoveries

BRAMAN – 28 COVID-19 cases/1 death/26 recoveries

 

As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 3,631,632 doses have been administered. This includes 2,013,892 Oklahomans receiving the first dose and 1,650,107 Oklahomans that are fully vaccinated.

 

Register online to receive a notification when you’re eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at vaccinate.oklahoma.gov, or locate other vaccine opportunities at vaccinefinder.org.

 

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