State COVID-19 count reaches 6,137

May 26, 2020 | Headlines

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 6,137 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Oklahoma, an increase of 47 from Monday. 

The death toll across the state is 318 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 51. The number of reported cases in Blackwell stands at two, Kaw City, one and Newkirk one for a total of 52 cases in Kay County. Three of the Ponca City cases are in Osage County which is why the county total is not 55. OSDH reports 42 people in Kay County have recovered.

Osage County’s confirmed case count is 94. Grant County has two reported cases and Noble County, seven.

Last week week Ponca Nursing reported a case of COVID-19.

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.

https://oklahoman.com/article/5658030/coronavirus-in-oklahoma-former-ponca-city-nursing-home-resident-tests-positive-for-covid-19?

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/