State COVID-19 cases top 70,000; Newkirk reports 13 new cases, 21 active

September 14, 2020 | Headlines

OKLAHOMA CITY —  The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 70,223 COVID-19 cases across the state, an increase of 869 from Sunday.

The state’s death toll stands at 905. The Kay County case total is now 442 as 19 new cases are reported across the county, 13 of those in Newkirk.

The total case count includes 41 cases in Blackwell, seven active; 12 cases in Kaw City, one active; 35 cases in Newkirk, 21 active; 336 cases in Ponca City, 75 active, and 21 cases in Tonkawa, five active.

There have been eight cases reported at Kay County Nursing homes since the beginning of the pandemic including six at Ponca Nursing and one Hillcrest Manor in Blackwell. Three of those at Ponca Nursing are considered recovered. In Noble County there has been one case reported at Billings Fairchild Center in Billings.

Some of the Ponca City cases have been reported on the Osage County side and other cases have been reported in rural Kay County. 

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The death toll includes 13 deaths in Kay County, 10 in Ponca City, one in Newkirk, one in Kaw City and one in Blackwell. Noble County has reported two deaths, a Billings resident and a Red Rock resident identified as a female in the 65 or older age category. Osage County has 13 reported deaths.

Kay County is 32nd in the state in the number of cases reported. 

Osage County ranks 19th in the state in the number of cases reported with 730. Burbank has had seven reported cases, one active. Fairfax has reported 27 cases and Shidler, three, one active.

Noble County’s case count is 129. Billings has seven reported cases.  Marland, four cases, one active. Perry, 54 reported cases, 12 active; Red Rock’s case count is 37, six are active. 

OSDH reports 32 cases in Grant County which includes three reported case in Nash, one active; six cases in Pond Creek; 11 cases in Medford, one active; seven reported cases in Lamont and three cases in Wakita.

In Cowley County 286 cases have been reported and three deaths. 

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