OSDH now reports 50 cases of COVID-19 in Ponca CityMay 21, 2020 | Headlines
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 5,680 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Oklahoma, an increase of 148 from Wednesday.
The death toll across the state is now 304 which includes seven Kay County deaths. Five in Ponca City and one each in Newkirk and Kaw City. Eight people in Osage County have died.
The number of reported cases in Ponca City has climbed to 50.
The number of reported cases in Blackwell stands at two, Kaw City, one and Newkirk one for a total of 51 cases in Kay County. Three of the Ponca City cases are in Osage County which is why the county total is not 54. OSDH reports 41 people in Kay County have recovered.
Osage County’s confirmed case count is 92. Grant County has two reported cases and Noble County, seven.
This week Ponca Nursing reported a case of COVID-19 (see story) and Cowley County reported their fourth case. http://www.newscow.net/2020/05/19/local-resident-tests-positive-for-virus-at-work-site-outside-cowley-county/
To read stories and obituaries of those in and around the Kay County area who have battled the virus click the following links.
Ponca City resident Geoffrey Cowan https://kfor.com/health/coronavirus/ponca-city-covid-19-survivor-released-from-hospital-family-embraces-for-the-first-time-in-weeks/
Ponca City resident Vicki Wasson http://kaynewscow.com/2020/04/21/ponca-city-resident-shares-her-battle-with-covid-19/
Newkirk resident Shineesta Emily Bushyhead Adams. (Adams died in April) https://www.indianz.com/News/2020/04/16/family-holds-onto-hope-while-mother-figh.asp
Lamont resident Jimmy Blaser https://kfor.com/news/local/59-year-old-lamont-man-recovers-from-covid-19-after-3-weeks-in-the-icu/
Otoe Tribal member Myra L. Pickering https://www.omtribe.org/who-we-are-media-news&a=view&article_id=113
Morris Hearde, Kaw City, obituary. https://www.crawfordfuneralservice.com/obituaries/Morris-Herde/#!/Obituary
Sheryl Jo Littlecrow, Ponca City, obituary https://www.gracememorialchapel.net/obituary/Sheryl-Littlecrow
Stan Ketcher, Ponca City, obituary https://www.troutfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Stan-Ketcher?obId=12685947#/celebrationWall
Grace Ann Chism, Ponca City, obituary https://www.troutfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Grace-Ann-Chism?obId=12656734#/celebrationWall
Everett Stumbaugh, Ponca City, obituary https://www.everhere.com/us/obituaries/ok/ponca-city/everett-stumbaugh-10710791
Shirley Stumbaugh, Ponca City, obituary, https://www.everhere.com/us/obituaries/ok/ponca-city/shirley-stumbaugh-10791860
For more information visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/