Kay County’s active COVID-19 count is 442; Cowley County reports two more deaths

January 26, 2021 | Headlines

OKLAHOMA CITY —  The Oklahoma State Department of Health most current COVID-19 total case count is 376,424 across the state.

The state’s death toll is 3,323, an increase of 30.

  • Two in Carter County, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Four in Cleveland County, three females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 36-49 age group.
  • One in Custer County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Garvin County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Greer County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in McClain County, one male in the 36-49 age group.
  • Three in Muskogee County, one female in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Six in Oklahoma County, four females in the 65 or older age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pottawatomie County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Rogers County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Seminole County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Texas County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • Five in Tulsa County, two females in the 65 or older age group, three males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Wagoner County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

Kay County is ranked 13th in the state in the number of deaths reported with 55 which includes 31 Ponca City residents, two of those on the Osage County side. 

Twelve Blackwell residents, 10 Tonkawa residents, two Newkirk residents and one Kaw City resident. No city was listed for the 17th death. Three of the Tonkawa deaths are contributed to Willow Haven Nursing Home. Ponca City is now ranked 17th in the state among cities in the number of deaths reported with 30.

Noble County has eight reported deaths which includes, four deaths in Perry, including two males in the 65 or older age category; a female in the 65 or older age category; a Billings resident a female resident of Morrison a female in the 65 or older age category, and two Red Rock women both in the 65 or older age category. 

Osage County is ranked 21st in the state with 38 reported deaths, including two Ponca City residents, a male in the 65 or older age category and a female in the 65 or older category.

Grant County has five reported deaths, a female resident of Deer Creek in the 65 or older age category and two Wakita residents including a female in the 65 or older category, a Medford woman in the 65 or older age category and a Lamont resident.

Kay County ranks 18th in the state in the number of cases reports with 4,595. Included in the count are: 563 cases, in Blackwell, 55, are active; Braman, 19 reported cases, two active. Kaw City, 58 reported cases, three active. Newkirk, 378 reported cases, 34 active. Ponca City, 3,389 reported cases, 321 are active. Tonkawa, 316 cases, 27 active.

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

As of Jan. 21 OSDH reports that there have been 185 cases reported at Kay County Nursing homes since the beginning of the pandemic, 159 of those are considered recovered and 13 have ended in death. 

Sixty-seven of the cases have been reported at Ponca Nursing, 55 recovered and four deaths. Two cases at Shawn Manor, both recovered; 71 cases at Via Christi Village, 65 recovered, three deaths.

Two cases at Creekside Village, both recovered. Six at Hillcrest Manor in Blackwell, three recovered and three deaths, and 30 at Willow Haven Nursing Home in Tonkawa, 24 recovered and four deaths. On Dec. 31, Via Christi Village’s update showed six deaths have been recorded at the facility.

Osage County ranks 25th in the state for the number of cases report with 3,937. That number includes 38 reported cases in Burbank, five active. Fairfax has reported 161 cases, 11 active, and Shidler, 56, four active.

Fairfax Manor Nursing Home reports 12 cases, all recovered.  Fairfax reported its first COVID-19 death on Dec. 11, a female in the 50-64 age group.

Noble County’s case count is 1,201 which includes 197 cases in Billings with eight active. The latest report from OSDH released on Jan. 21 shows that 130 of the cases have been reported at the Billings Fairchild Center, 128 of those are considered recovered. Marland has 49 reported cases, three active; Morrison, 157 cases, 13 active; Perry, 578 reported cases, 60 active; Red Rock’s case count is 159, 10 active. 

There are 481 reported cases in Grant County which includes 28 total cases in Deer Creek, three active. Lamont, 62 reported cases, seven active. Medford 152 reported cases, 13 active. Nash 55 reported cases, seven active. Pond Creek has 129 cases reported, six active and 43 cases in Wakita, five active. Deer Creek and Lamont have one reported death and Wakita has two.

In Cowley County 3,325 cases have been reported and 59 deaths.