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Weekly epidemiology report shows vaccine increase in Kay County


The Oklahoma State Department of Health released their weekly epidemiology report on Wednesday, November 10.


Data shows that throughout the week of November 7-13, 5,507 new COVID-19 cases, 3,521 recoveries and 76 deaths were documented. Since early 2020, 36,808 individuals in the state have been hospitalized due to COVID. CDC COVID Data Tracker lists that 14,000 individuals were tested between November 7-13. 4,833 of those specimen tested positive for COVID-19.


From November 9-15, 77,183 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered. This includes at least 26,318 rounds of one dose and 11,679 Oklahomans becoming fully vaccinated. As of November 19, 2,014,904 Oklahomans are fully vaccinated.


For Kay County, 54% of the population has received at least one dose of the vaccine, which is a .5% increase compared to last week. The percentage of fully vaccinated individuals in the county is 46.1%, which is a .4% increase from last week. For fully vaccinated percentages for surrounding counties, Grant is at 46.7%, Garfield at 54.9%, Noble at 66.9%, Pawnee at 53.1% and Osage at 36.4%.


As of November 17, the amount of non-vaccinated people hospitalized in the last 30 days due to COVID is 749, the number of vaccinated people hospitalized is 161 and 44 partially vaccinated individuals.


The Delta variant has been the dominant form of COVID at Oklahoma’s with 7,000 cases since January. As for other variants since January, there have been 471 of the Alpha variant, 7 of the Beta variant, 35 of the Gamma variant, 2 of the Eta variant, 15 of the Iota variant, 1 of the Kappa variant, 47 of the Lambda variant and 15 of the Mu variant.


You can see the full report for this week by clicking here.