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Two new virus-related deaths for Kay County, 3,538 COVID-19 Cases and 3,398 recoveries reported Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 3,538 new positive COVID-19 cases for Friday, January 15. Oklahoma’s seen 348,044 COVID-19 cases overall as 38,245 cases are active.

A total of 43 virus-related deaths were documented on Friday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 2,925. This includes two Kay County individuals, a female in the 65 or older age group, and a male in the 50-64 age group. Both were from Ponca City. Other deaths include three Garfield County women in the 65 or older age group, and a Payne County male in the 50-64 age group.

Kay County saw an increase on Friday with 92 new COVID-19 cases, putting the county at 4,137 cases, 47 deaths and 3,562 recoveries. Data for Kay County communities is posted below:


Ponca City – 3,062 cases/29 deaths/2,640 recoveries

Blackwell – 499 cases/8 deaths/427 recoveries

Newkirk – 347 cases/2 death/301 recoveries

Tonkawa – 280 cases/8 deaths/239 recoveries

Kaw City – 54 cases/1 death/46 recoveries

Braman – 18 cases/0 deaths/16 recoveries


As for new COVID-19 cases in local counties, there are 57 for Washington, 46 for Osage, 37 for Garfield, 36 for Logan, 35 for Payne, 20 for Pawnee, six for Noble and three for Grant. Data for local counties is posted below:


Payne County – 7,039 cases/34 deaths/6,375 recoveries

Garfield County – 6,234 cases/50 deaths/5,662 recoveries

Kay County – 4,137 cases/47 deaths/3,562 recoveries

Washington County – 3,762 cases/67 deaths/3,258 recoveries

Osage County – 3,629 cases/33 deaths/3,189 recoveries

Logan County – 3,209 cases/15 deaths/2,808 recoveries

Pawnee County – 1,306 cases/17 deaths/1,107 recoveries

Noble County – 1,132 cases/7 deaths/1,014 recoveries

Grant County – 446 cases/5 deaths/413 recoveries


OSDH also reported 3,398 new recoveries for Friday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 306,874. 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.

Friday’s report shows there have been 197,820 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in Oklahoma and that there are 28,409 completed series. The number of prime doses given is 169,411. There have also been 267,400 prime doses allocated and 42,900 boost doses allocated.

Health officials report that as of Friday, there have been 2,589,408 total negative test results, 19,616 hospitalizations and 1,847 people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19. There are 470 patients in ICU.

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