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Ten new COVID-19 cases for Kay County, Fifth virus-related death for Garfield County


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 837 new positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday, August 6. Oklahoma has seen 41,404 cases since the start of the pandemic, and 6,488 cases are active.

Kay County saw an increase with 10 new COVID-19 cases, putting the county’s stats at 233 cases, 11 deaths and 186 recoveries. Out of the active cases, 27 are in Ponca City, four in Kaw City, three in Newkirk, two in Blackwell and one in Tonkawa.

Ten new virus-related deaths were reported on Thursday. One of those was a Garfield County male in the 65 or older age group. Oklahoma’s death toll is now at  593. Garfield County also saw seven new COVID-19 cases, putting the county at 396 cases, 5 deaths and 311 recoveries.

As for new cases in other local counties, Washington County saw the most with 13, Payne County has 11, Osage County with six, Pawnee County has three and two for Logan County.

OSDH is also reporting 937 new recoveries, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 34,320. 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.

Health officials report that as of Thursday, there have been 633,252 negative test results overall. Officials also report that there have been 3,497 total hospitalizations, and 643 patients are currently hospitalized.




Payne County – 698 cases/4 deaths/620 recoveries

Washington County – 606 cases/39 deaths/511 recoveries

Garfield County – 396 cases/5 deaths/311 recoveries

Osage County – 391 cases/11 deaths/332 recoveries

Kay County – 233 cases/10 deaths/186 recoveries

Logan County – 198 cases/2 death/161 recoveries

Pawnee County – 130 cases/3 deaths/112 recoveries

Noble County – 83 cases/2 deaths/70 recoveries

Grant County – 12 cases/no deaths/8 recoveries