COVID-19 deaths reported in Ponca City and Fairfax

March 2, 2021 | Headlines

OKLAHOMA CITY —  The Oklahoma State Department of Health most current COVID-19 total case count is 424,999 across the state. The death total is 4,534 an increase of 56. The deaths occurred between Nov. 13, 2020 and Feb. 28, 2021. Two occurred in February and 24 occurred in January.

The number includes the 81st death reported in Kay County, a Ponca City female in the 65 or older age category; two more deaths in Osage County, two females, one in the 50-64 age category and one in the 65 or older category. One of the females was a Fairfax resident.      ◦ One in Adair County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Atoka County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

One in Bryan County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

Two in Caddo County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

Two in Canadian County, one male in the 36-49 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Cherokee County, one female in the 50-64 age group.

One in Cleveland County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

Five in Comanche County, three females in the 65 or older age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.

Two in Custer County, two males in the 65 or older age group.

One in Grady County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Haskell County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Jefferson County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

One in Love County, one female in the 36-49 age group.

One in Major County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in McClain County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in McIntosh County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

Two in Muskogee County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

Five in Oklahoma County, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.

Three in Okmulgee County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Ottawa County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

One in Pawnee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

Three in Pittsburg County, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Pottawatomie County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

One in Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group.13 in Tulsa County, one female in the 50-64 age group, three females in the 65 or older age group, nine males in the 65 or older age group.

Kay County is 11th in the state in the number of deaths reported with 81 which includes 47 Ponca City residents, two of those on the Osage County side.  Blackwell, reports 18 deaths, 14 Tonkawa residents, three Newkirk residents and one Kaw City resident. No city is listed for one of the deaths. Three of the Tonkawa deaths are contributed to Willow Haven Nursing Home. Ponca City is tied for 14th in the state among cities in the number of deaths reported with 47.

Osage County is tied for 23rd in the state with 52 reported deaths, including three Ponca City residents, a male in the 65 or older age category and a female in the 65 or older category.

Noble County has 13 reported deaths which includes, eight deaths in Perry, including two males in the 65 or older age category and four females in the 65 or older age category; a Billings resident a female resident of Morrison a female in the 65 or older age category, two Red Rock women both in the 65 or older age category and a Marland man in the 65 or older age category.

Grant County has seven reported deaths which includes a female resident of Deer Creek in the 65 or older age category, three Wakita residents including two females 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 5,086. Included in the count are: 643 cases in Blackwell, 30, active; Braman, 22 reported cases, one active. Kaw City, 62 reported cases, one active case. Newkirk, 427 reported cases, 13 active. Ponca City, 3,724 reported cases, 106 are active. Tonkawa, 355 cases, nine 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 Feb. 18 OSDH reports that there have been 201 cases reported at Kay County Nursing homes since the beginning of the pandemic, 177 of those are considered recovered and 18 have ended in death. 

Sixty-seven of the cases have been reported at Ponca Nursing, 60 recovered and five deaths. Two cases at Shawn Manor, both recovered; 75 cases at Via Christi Village, 70 recovered, three deaths.

Creekside Village reports 13 cases, all recovered. Six at Hillcrest Manor in Blackwell, two recovered and four deaths, and 31 at Willow Haven Nursing Home in Tonkawa, 23 recovered and six deaths.

On Dec. 31, Via Christi Village’s email update showed six deaths have been recorded at the facility.

Osage County ranks 23rd in the state for the number of cases report with 4,488. That number includes 44 reported cases in Burbank, one active. Fairfax has reported 189 cases, seven active, and Shidler, 58, one 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, and its second COVID-19 death on March 2.

Noble County’s case count is 1,347 which includes 202 cases in Billings with three active. The latest report from OSDH released on Feb. 18 shows that 130 of the cases have been reported at the Billings Fairchild Center, 128 of those are considered recovered. Marland has 52 reported cases, one active; Morrison, 176 cases, six active; Perry, 677 reported cases, 31 active; Red Rock’s case count is 170, nine active. 

There are 535 reported cases in Grant County which includes 38 total cases in Deer Creek, one active. Lamont, 70 reported cases, two active. Medford 166 reported cases, all recovered. Nash 62 reported cases, two active. Pond Creek has 138 cases reported, four active and 47 reported cases in Wakita, three active. Deer Creek and Lamont have one reported death and Wakita has three.

In Cowley County 3,805 cases have been reported and 59 deaths. 

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