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Two new virus-related deaths for Kay and Noble counties, Over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases statewide


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 3,017 new positive COVID-19 cases for Wednesday, Nov. 18. Oklahoma’s seen 161,425 COVID-19 cases overall as 29,823 cases are active.

Oklahoma’s death toll rose by 26 to put the amount of deaths overall to 1,570. Two of the recent deaths were local. One being a Kay County male in the 65 or older group, and one being a Noble County woman in the 65 or older group.

Kay County also saw 37 new COVID-19 cases to put the overall stats to 1,344 COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths and 1,038 recoveries. As for the 285 active cases for Kay County, there are 180 for Ponca City, 42 for Blackwell, 36 for Newkirk, 22 for Tonkawa, four for Kaw City and one for Braman. Click here to see complete COVID-19 details for Oklahoma communities.

For new cases in local counties, there are 60 for Payne, 34 for Garfield, 25 for Logan, 24 for Osage, 15 each for Pawnee and Washington, five for Noble and three for Grant. Click here to see complete COVID-19 details for all 77 Oklahoma counties.



Payne County – 3,641 cases/17 deaths/3,091 recoveries

Garfield County – 3,143 cases/33 deaths/2,593 recoveries

Osage County – 1,729 cases/18 deaths/1,482 recoveries

Washington County – 1,700 cases/44 deaths/1,457 recoveries

Kay County – 1,344 cases/21 deaths/1,038 recoveries

Logan County – 1,153 cases/3 deaths/951 recoveries

Pawnee County – 477 cases/5 deaths/375 recoveries

Noble County – 342 cases/4 deaths/251 recoveries

Grant County – 177 cases/3 deaths/135 recoveries


OSDH is also reporting 1,975 new recoveries, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 130,032. 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.

Latest information from health officials as of Wednesday shows that 1,707,516 test results in Oklahoma have returned negative. There have been 10,687 total hospitalizations and 1,434 individuals were currently hospitalized as of Tuesday.

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