Oklahoma topped 80,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, and eight more deaths were attributed to the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The death of a William S. Key inmate who had tested positive for COVID-19 was confirmed Tuesday, as the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced 14 more Oklahomans have died, with coronavirus the cause or a contributor. Statewide, there was an increase of 1,164 cases of the virus.
Oklahoma gained 1,101 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with more than a third of those in Fort Supply in Woodward County, where an outbreak of the virus has occurred in William S. Key Correctional Center, a minimum security facility with an open-dorm environment.
An outbreak of cases at William S. Key Correctional Center has fueled an increasing number of COVID-19 reports in this Woodward County community, where the official population of the town is now less than the number of cases of the virus.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 1,237 COVID-19 cases on Saturday that included a jump of 144 in Fort Supply, corresponding with hundreds of positive tests at a detention facility confirmed by the state Department of Corrections the day before.
Garfield County remained at the moderate, or orange, risk level for COVID-19, as the number of average daily cases per 100,000 population fell for the second consecutive week for the Enid area, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
An Enid woman in the 65 and older age group was one of six more deaths announced Thursday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, as the COVID-19 case total increased by more than 1,000.
Twelve more deaths and 970 cases were confirmed by the state Health Department, Wednesday, as Oklahoma moved to the 5th-highest state per rate of new cases in the nation, according to the latest White House Task Force report.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 1,091 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 30 more reported in Garfield County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. There were seven additional deaths in which the virus was the cause or contributor.
Oklahoma now has more than 10,000 active cases of COVID-19, as the number of additional cases rose by 869 Monday to top out at 70,223 since the first case was confirmed in the state in March.
It was the third consecutive day the OSDH named a death from Garfield County. All 17 of the county's deaths have been Enid residents, according to OSDH data.
Garfield County remained in the moderate, or orange, category, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health's risk assessment map released Friday morning.
The state recorded 771 additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with 13 more deaths, including two in Garfield County, reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 876 cases of COVID-19, with nine deaths reported Wednesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 833 cases of COVID-19, with one new death reported Tuesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 613 cases of COVID-19, but no new deaths were reported Monday, which was an official holiday for the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 420 cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths were announced Sunday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 1,147 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, with the bulk of those in the 18-36 age group, and four more Oklahomans 65 or older have died due to the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Saturday.
The state saw an increase of 1,013 cases, a 1.7% increase, for a cumulative total of 62,040, and 11 more deaths, including two in Garfield County, were announced on Friday by the OSDH.
Fourteen more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, and the number of overall cases grew Thursday by another 909 while cumulative hospitalizations topped the 5,000 mark, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Garfield County topped 1,000 COVID-19 cases, as the state saw its numbers go past 60,000 and the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced 12 more deaths on Wednesday.
Oklahoma saw 666 additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday, and nine more deaths, including a Hennessey woman, were announced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Deaths in which COVID-19 was the cause or a contributor reached the 800 mark in Oklahoma Monday, as the state saw another 713 cases of the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma saw another 1,093 cases of COVID-19 and 11 more deaths, including an Enid resident, as confirmed cases rose by nearly 7% in a week-to-week comparison, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.
Ada will require people to wear facial masks or facial shields when they are in public places, indoors or outdoors, where social distancing cannot be maintained.
Oklahoma’s jurisdictional landscape dramatically changed Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled much of the state’s eastern half remains a Native reservation, throwing past criminal convictions into question.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos.
Fireball Classic Memorial Race organizers say there’s still time to enter the virtual race, and racers have until the end of July to complete their runs.
Pontotoc County voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program Tuesday by a wider margin than most. County voters also approved two measures in Roff to increase the town’s excise and use taxes by one full percent each, and Tupelo voters elected a new school board member.
Three people were arrested Monday after Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation officials say they broke into a Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police vehicle.
TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.
An East Central University student was “removed from the ECU campus” Wednesday after making what administrators called “a reprehensible social media post.”
A group of Ada-area residents have organized a Black Lives Matter protest scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Friday in Ada.
Chickasaw Nation officials plan to begin a phased reopening of all of the tribe's casinos and gaming centers May 27.
An Ada man is being held without bond at the Pontotoc County Justice Center, accused of possession of child pornography after allegedly exchanging "inappropriate pictures and messages" with a minor.
At least one individual was shot in what was reported to police as a drive-by shooting late Saturday in the 500 block of E. 16th Street in Ada.
Seth Wadley Chevrolet Buick of Ada donated a massive banner showing photos of Ada High School's graduating seniors.
Chickasaw Nation officials announced Tuesday the tribe's casinos, and some businesses and offices will remain closed through May 29.
A Stonewall-area man has become the first confirmed casualty of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Pontotoc County, according to family members and public health officials.
The leaders of 26 tribes sent a letter to Oklahoma’s governor urging him to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to protect the public from the spreading COVID-19 virus.
A 21 year-old Konawa woman and a 2 year-old girl were killed Thursday when the vehicle they were passengers in was struck by a semi-truck at the intersection of state Highway 39 and County Road 3520, about a mile southeast of Konawa in Seminole County.
Oklahoma State Department of Health officials reported Tuesday the Pontotoc County COVID-19 case count has risen to nine.
Sheriff John Christian confirmed Sunday a Pontotoc County man was shot and killed during an armed confrontation with a deputy near Oil Center.
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ADA [ndash] Mildred Roland, 92, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 in Ada. Arrangements are pending at this time with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Patricia Groves, 66, of Ada, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at her home. Arrangements are pending at this time with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Graveside services for Bobbie Jean Bryant, 81, of Ada are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen Cemetery, Rev. Gary Caldwell will officiate. The family will receive relatives and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Criswell Funeral Home. Mrs. Bryant passed away Saturday, September 19, 20…
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