OSDH: Trend of COVID-19 cases curving upward 3 weeks after opening state

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COVID-19 Oklahoma map for 6.26.20

There have been 12,343 Oklahomans test positive for coronavirus COVID-19 in 76 counties and 377 deaths in 47 counties, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health figures on Friday, June 26, 2020.

ENID, Okla. — A little more than three weeks after opening the state from a COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, Oklahoma has increased 50.1% in the number of new cases of the virus, based on a week-to-week comparison.

More than 312,454 specimens have been tested for COVID-19, and while the vast majority are testing negative, the number of positive test have been increasing again since the first of June, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health weekly report.

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However, while the number of cumulative cases has surpassed the 12,000 mark, recovered cases also are on the rise while deaths remained flat for the week as compared to last week's report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Recovered cases rose 77.7% from June 19-25, compared to 808 who recovered June 12-18, according to OSDH data. Confirmed cases this week topped out at 2,594 compared to 1,728 the prior week. There were nine deaths reported both weeks.

Current hospitalizations were up by nearly 100 from week to week, according to OSDH data.

The ages seeing the biggest increase in cases overall is the 25-34 age group, with 2,270, or 18.5 of the confirmed positives. Those 85 and older have the highest death rate with 105 overall and 28%. COVID-19 patients 65 and older make up more than 80% of the deaths, according to OSDH's weekly report.

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The state reported 395 new cases and two additional deaths in the state on Friday, according to OSDH's morning report.

In Northwest Oklahoma, Kingfisher and Blaine counties each gained a case, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. It was the first time since Monday that no new cases were recorded in Enid.

Deaths reported Friday were an Oklahoma County man in the 65 and older age group and a McCurtain County man in the 50-64 age group. There have been 377 deaths in the state since the first case of the virus was confirmed in Oklahoma March 6, 2020.

State numbers

Overall, the state has 12,343 confirmed COVID-19 cases, a 3.31% increase compared to 11,948 reported on Thursday. Of those, 3,149 are active, 83 more than on Thursday, and 8,817 have recovered, including 310 since Thursday's report, according to OSDH data.

A total of 1,393 Oklahomans who have tested positive for the virus have been hospitalized, a single day increase of 74 compared to Thursday. Of those, 329 who have tested positive or are suspected of having the virus are in hospitals currently, according to OSDH data Friday evening, with 134 in intensive care. That number compares to 197 and 93 June 19 and 154 hospitalized and 65 in ICU at the end of May. 

Of the 312,454 total specimens collected for COVID-19 testing in the state, 298,434, or 95.51%, have been negative. OSDH announced Friday it has a new testing site dashboard — https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/testing-sites — that includes an interactive map with updated site contact information. Officials advise residents to call the test sites to make an appointment or confirm hours of operation. 

Cumulative totals of those testing positive in the state as of Friday were 217 in the 0-4 age range, 706 in the 5-17 age range, 4,201 in the 18-35 age range, 2,800 in the 36-49 age range, 2,280 in the 50-64 age range and 2,139 in the 65 and older age range.

The number of new cases per age group in one day was 169 in the 18-36 age group, 82 in the 36-49 age group, 61 in the 50-64 age group, 42 in the 65 and older age group, 32 in the 5-17 age group and nine in the 0-4 age group.

Of those testing positive, 6,236, or 50.52%, have been female, and 6,079 or 49.25%, have been male. Twenty-eight are listed as "unknown" gender, according to OSDH data on Friday. The average age of those with COVID-19 is 43.1, according to OSDH data.

There have been 1,244, or 10.1%, of the state’s positive COVID-19 cases involving someone who has worked in or was responsible for direct patient care in a health care setting, according to an OSDH executive report Friday evening. There have been 1,027 cases among long-term care and nursing home residents and 629 among staff, according to the report, which also shows 201 deaths in that setting, including one staff member in Northwest Oklahoma in April.

Of the overall 377 deaths in the state, 302, or 80.11%, have been 65 and older; 60, or 15.92%, have been in the 50-64 age group; 9, or 2.39%, have been in the 36-49 age group; and 6, or 1.59%, have been in the 18-35 age group. More men, 193 or 51.19%, than women, 184 or 48.81%, have succumbed to the virus, according to OSDH on Friday. The average age of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 who have died is 75, according to OSDH.

OSDH reports 80.1% of all deaths in the state associated with COVID-19 had at least one pre-existing condition such as diabetes, heart or circulatory disease, chronic lung disease, liver disease or renal failure.

Data shows deaths in 47 of Oklahoma's 77 counties, with 69 in Oklahoma County; 66 in Tulsa County; 40 in Cleveland County; 38 in Washington County; 18 in Wagoner County; 16 in Delaware County; 10 in Caddo County; 9 in Muskogee County; 8 in Osage County; 7 each in Creek, Greer, and Kay counties; 6 in Texas County; 5 in Comanche, Grady and Rogers counties; 4 each in Adair, Mayes, McClain and Pottawatomie counties; 3 each in Canadian, Jackson, McCurtain, Pittsburg, Seminole and Sequoyah counties; 2 each in Cotton, Garfield, Lincoln, Ottawa, Pawnee and Pontotoc counties; and 1 each in Bryan, Carter, Cherokee, Choctaw, Garvin, Kiowa, Latimer, Leflore, Logan, Major, McIntosh, Nowata, Payne, Stephens and Tillman counties.

Oklahoma per county 6.26.20

COVID-19 cases per county in Oklahoma as reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health Friday, June 26, 2020. SOURCE: OSDH

COUNTY CASES DEATHS RECOVERED
TULSA 3103 66 1866
OKLAHOMA 2486 69 1809
TEXAS 984 6 968
CLEVELAND 780 40 554
MCCURTAIN 394 3 155
WASHINGTON 391 38 325
COMANCHE 386 5 345
PAYNE 335 1 160
CANADIAN 238 3 172
WAGONER 234 18 167
CADDO 184 10 167
OSAGE 154 8 118
ROGERS 152 5 102
MCCLAIN 141 4 115
CREEK 134 7 109
GRADY 128 5 113
DELAWARE 124 16 97
ADAIR 111 4 92
CHOCTAW 108 1 100
MUSKOGEE 103 9 70
POTTAWATOMIE 96 4 70
KAY 86 7 60
BRYAN 83 1 56
CARTER 82 1 61
MAYES 75 4 53
CHEROKEE 73 1 53
GREER 66 7 57
GARFIELD 64 2 49
GARVIN 58 1 31
PITTSBURG 55 3 43
STEPHENS 55 1 46
CUSTER 54 0 43
OKMULGEE 54 0 35
PAWNEE 51 2 40
MCINTOSH 49 1 23
OTTAWA 44 2 40
LOGAN 39 1 22
NOBLE 36 0 17
SEMINOLE 36 3 30
JACKSON 35 3 26
NOWATA 33 1 25
PONTOTOC 32 2 19
SEQUOYAH 31 3 18
LE FLORE 30 1 20
BEAVER 30 0 30
LOVE 29 0 26
LINCOLN 28 2 22
MARSHALL 25 0 18
KINGFISHER 25 0 15
TILLMAN 23 1 22
CRAIG 19 0 17
ATOKA 16 0 9
MURRAY 16 0 13
BLAINE 15 0 11
OKFUSKEE 12 0 6
WOODWARD 12 0 10
BECKHAM 11 0 8
JOHNSTON 10 0 7
PUSHMATAHA 10 0 7
LATIMER 9 1 6
HASKELL 8 0 7
MAJOR 8 1 5
HUGHES 7 0 3
COAL 7 0 5
KIOWA 6 1 5
COTTON 6 2 3
WOODS 5 0 5
JEFFERSON 5 0 4
DEWEY 5 0 4
WASHITA 3 0 2
GRANT 2 0 2
CIMARRON 1 0 1
HARPER 1 0 1
ELLIS 1 0 1
ALFALFA 1 0 1

Oklahoma per city 6.26.20

COVID-19 cases per city in Oklahoma as reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health Friday, June 26, 2020. SOURCE: OSDH

CITY CASES DEATHS RECOVERED
TULSA 2136 51 1306
OKLAHOMA CITY 1980 62 1420
GUYMON 818 6 804
EDMOND 406 10 295
NORMAN 385 23 261
BROKEN ARROW 381 13 254
JENKS 330 0 160
BARTLESVILLE 317 36 265
LAWTON 308 5 288
STILLWATER 297 0 135
OTHER*** 215 3 155
MOORE 188 9 144
BROKEN BOW 166 1 65
YUKON 134 1 99
IDABEL 131 1 39
GLENPOOL 112 0 54
HUGO 96 1 89
SKIATOOK 95 7 65
HOOKER 90 0 90
CLAREMORE 90 5 66
HINTON 89 0 87
OWASSO 89 1 56
PURCELL 89 3 76
GROVE 83 16 65
PONCA CITY 82 5 59
COWETA 82 12 56
MUSKOGEE 76 7 47
ARDMORE 71 1 52
BIXBY 68 0 45
CHICKASHA 67 4 59
MANGUM 66 7 57
SHAWNEE 65 4 46
SAND SPRINGS 64 2 49
ENID 61 2 46
STILWELL 59 4 48
SAPULPA 58 3 48
TAHLEQUAH 53 1 44
WAGONER 53 4 41
COLLINSVILLE 46 0 27
BETHANY 44 1 31
DURANT 43 0 30
BINGER 41 9 32
MUSTANG 39 1 28
WEATHERFORD 38 0 33
MCALESTER 37 3 29
DUNCAN 36 0 28
DEWEY 34 1 32
WESTVILLE 33 0 28
ALTUS 33 3 24
BLANCHARD 32 0 28
MIDWEST CITY 31 2 24
EL RENO 31 1 18
CHOCTAW 31 1 22
PAULS VALLEY 30 0 14
NICHOLS HILLS 30 0 23
ANADARKO 29 1 25
KELLYVILLE 29 2 25
NOBLE 29 1 24
TUTTLE 28 1 20
WRIGHT CITY 28 0 14
CLEVELAND 28 2 24
TEXHOMA 27 0 27
GUTHRIE 27 0 19
OKMULGEE 27 0 16
CHECOTAH 25 1 12
MIAMI 25 2 22
VALLIANT 25 0 19
ADA 24 0 15
HOMINY 23 0 20
PRYOR CREEK 23 1 18
FREDERICK 23 1 22
CUSHING 21 1 19
PIEDMONT 21 0 19
EUFAULA 21 0 9
OCHELATA 21 1 13
RED ROCK 20 0 10
NEWCASTLE 19 1 12
NOWATA 18 1 12
WARR ACRES 18 0 17
VINITA 18 0 16
LOCUST GROVE 17 0 12
TYRONE 17 0 15
MARIETTA 17 0 14
LEXINGTON 17 0 12
LINDSAY 16 0 11
KINGSTON 16 0 13
DEL CITY 16 0 12
SEMINOLE 16 2 13
SULPHUR 16 0 13
HARRAH 15 0 10
SPENCER 15 0 13
HAWORTH 15 0 6
PAWNEE 15 0 7
WATTS 14 0 12
CHOUTEAU 14 2 8
INOLA 14 0 7
WEWOKA 14 0 14
SPERRY 14 0 11
ATOKA 14 0 7
JAY 14 0 11
GOODWELL 13 0 13
PAWHUSKA 13 0 13
CLINTON 13 0 7
JONES 13 0 8
MCLOUD 13 0 10
AFTON 13 0 13
BEGGS 12 0 10
COMANCHE 12 1 11
PERKINS 12 0 3
SALLISAW 12 0 7
FORT GIBSON 12 2 8
MOUNDS 11 0 8
PERRY 10 0 5
SALINA 10 0 5
BARNSDALL 10 2 7
COLCORD 10 0 7
HULBERT 10 0 3
CATOOSA 10 0 7
WOODWARD 10 0 9
ELK CITY 9 0 6
HASKELL 9 0 8
OOLOGAH 9 0 7
TECUMSEH 9 0 6
OPTIMA 9 0 9
MADILL 9 0 5
CALERA 9 0 6
WAYNE 9 0 8
GORE 9 1 7
WATONGA 8 0 5
ALEX 8 0 8
HENRYETTA 8 0 4
ARCADIA 8 0 8
HENNESSEY 8 0 5
RAMONA 8 0 7
BRISTOW 8 0 8
BEAVER 8 0 8
ELGIN 8 0 7
OKARCHE 7 0 5
WASHINGTON 7 0 5
KINGFISHER 7 0 6
OKEMAH 7 0 2
WILBURTON 7 1 4
KIEFER 6 0 6
PRAGUE 6 0 4
COLBERT 6 0 5
FORT COBB 6 0 6
GARVIN 6 0 2
MULDROW 6 1 2
MANNFORD 6 0 6
WISTER 6 0 6
ADAIR 6 0 5
COPAN 6 0 6
GRACEMONT 6 0 6
MEAD 6 1 4
CHANDLER 6 1 4
COALGATE 6 0 4
BENNINGTON 6 0 6
MARLOW 6 0 6
ALVA 5 0 5
LOOKEBA 5 0 3
CACHE 5 0 5
HOLDENVILLE 5 0 2
HEAVENER 5 0 3
JENNINGS 5 0 5
FORT TOWSON 5 0 4
DELAWARE 5 0 4
TEMPLE 5 2 3
HARTSHORNE 5 0 5
BOKCHITO 5 0 1
TISHOMINGO 4 0 3
CANADIAN 4 0 2
CADDO 4 0 2
FAIRVIEW 4 0 3
ANTLERS 4 0 3
KONAWA 4 1 2
VIAN 4 1 3
APACHE 4 0 4
WARNER 4 0 4
CHELSEA 4 0 2
GEARY 4 0 3
RUSH SPRINGS 4 0 4
STIGLER 4 0 4
STROUD 4 0 4
COMMERCE 4 0 3
MEEKER 4 0 3
TONKAWA 4 0 1
HARDESTY 4 0 4
FORGAN 4 0 4
SAYRE 3 0 3
WILSON 3 0 3
NORTH MIAMI 3 0 3
ALLEN 3 1 2
MCCURTAIN 3 0 2
WANETTE 3 0 3
CALUMET 3 0 2
WELLSTON 3 0 3
POTEAU 3 0 3
ASHER 3 0 3
DEPEW 3 1 2
CASHION 3 0 0
LONE GROVE 3 0 3
SPIRO 3 0 1
LUTHER 3 0 3
QUINTON 3 0 2
PORTER 3 0 3
BLACKWELL 3 0 3
FAIRFAX 3 0 2
YALE 3 0 3
SHADY POINT 3 0 3
BOSWELL 3 0 2
AGRA 3 1 0
BOKOSHE 3 0 0
TALIHINA 3 1 2
LENAPAH 3 0 3
STONEWALL 3 1 1
MOUNTAIN VIEW 3 1 2
FLETCHER 3 0 3
PRUE 3 0 2
WYNNEWOOD 3 1 1
WANN 3 0 2
CYRIL 3 0 3
MAYSVILLE 3 0 3
WEBBERS FALLS 2 0 1
SOUTH COFFEYVILLE 2 0 2
TERLTON 2 0 2
INDIAHOMA 2 0 2
RINGLING 2 0 2
FAIRLAND 2 0 2
CROWDER 2 0 2
CLAYTON 2 0 2
WAPANUCKA 2 0 2
TALALA 2 0 1
KINTA 2 0 2
ACHILLE 2 0 2
ORLANDO 2 0 0
HEALDTON 2 0 1
HOBART 2 0 2
LAHOMA 2 0 2
NEWKIRK 2 1 1
SASAKWA 2 0 1
SEILING 2 0 2
WELEETKA 2 0 2
MULHALL 2 0 1
PORUM 2 0 1
RINGWOOD 2 0 1
AMBER 2 0 2
THOMAS 2 0 2
PAOLI 2 0 2
EARLSBORO 2 0 2
STRATFORD 2 0 0
ELMORE CITY 2 0 1
MILLERTON 2 0 1
BLAIR 2 0 2
VERDEN 2 0 2
LONGDALE 2 0 2
MORRISON 2 0 0
MAUD 1 0 1
STERLING 1 0 0
COUNCIL HILL 1 0 1
SAVANNA 1 0 1
QUAPAW 1 0 1
GERONIMO 1 0 1
SPAVINAW 1 0 1
MORRIS 1 0 0
GLENCOE 1 0 1
DISNEY 1 0 1
BYNG 1 0 1
WAURIKA 1 0 1
PITTSBURG 1 0 1
WETUMKA 1 0 0
MARBLE CITY 1 0 0
OAKS 1 0 1
BRADLEY 1 0 1
KAW CITY 1 1 0
CAMERON 1 0 1
RIPLEY 1 0 0
FRANCIS 1 0 0
NINNEKAH 1 0 1
DILL CITY 1 0 1
RYAN 1 0 0
KIOWA 1 0 1
LEHIGH 1 0 1
MEDFORD 1 0 1
HASTINGS 1 0 1
VICI 1 0 1
FOSS 1 0 0
TRYON 1 0 1
BIG CABIN 1 1 0
LANGSTON 1 0 1
ROLAND 1 0 1
LAMONT 1 0 1
FORT SUPPLY 1 0 0
HYDRO 1 0 1
CALVIN 1 0 1
SNYDER 1 0 1
MARSHALL 1 0 0
OKEENE 1 0 1
BOISE CITY 1 0 1
PADEN 1 0 1
DEWAR 1 0 1
CARNEGIE 1 0 1
WYANDOTTE 1 0 1
SENTINEL 1 0 1
KENEFIC 1 0 0
OILTON 1 1 0
RED OAK 1 0 1
LAVERNE 1 0 1
SOPER 1 0 1
SHATTUCK 1 0 1
MILL CREEK 1 0 1
DOVER 1 0 1
STRINGTOWN 1 0 1
RATTAN 1 0 1
ARAPAHO 1 0 1
KANSAS 1 0 1
WYNONA 1 0 0
LOCO 1 0 1
SAWYER 1 0 1
HALLETT 1 0 1
JET 1 0 1
BOLEY 1 0 0
MEDICINE PARK 1 0 1
GARBER 1 0 1
RAVIA 1 0 0
MANNSVILLE 1 0 1
LEEDEY 1 0 1
CRESCENT 1 0 1
MARLAND 1 0 1
GENE AUTRY 1 0 1
SPRINGER 1 0 1
MINCO 1 0 1
POCOLA 1 0 0
MOORELAND 1 0 1

Northwest Oklahoma

COVID-19 data released Friday for Northwest Oklahoma counties shows Garfield with 64 cases, 49 recovered and two deaths, a woman in the 36-49 age group in June and an 86-year-old from Garfield County in April; Noble with 36 cases, 17 recovered; Kingfisher with 25 cases, 15 recovered; Blaine with 15 cases, 11 recovered; Woodward with 12 cases, 10 recovered; Major with eight cases, five recovered and one death, a woman in 18-35 age group in April; Woods with five recovered cases; Grant with two recovered cases; and Alfalfa with one recovered case.

Cumulative COVID-19 cases by city or town in Northwest Oklahoma include 61 in Enid (15 active); 10 in Woodward (one active); eight each in Hennessey (three active) and Watonga (three active); seven each in Kingfisher (one active) and Okarche (two active); five in Alva; four each in Fairview (one active) and Geary (one active); three in Cashion (three active); two each in Lahoma, Longdale and Ringwood (one active); and one each in Dover, Fort Supply (one active), Garber, Jet, Lamont, Laverne, Medford, Mooreland and Okeene, according to data released by OSDH on Friday. Residents living in areas with under 100 in population or those with unknown addresses may be recorded as "other."

In Enid, there have been 42 cases with 31 recovered, from the 73701 Zip Code, primarily the eastern half of the city, and 19 cases with 15 recovered from 73703, or the western half, according to OSDH data.

COVID-19 testing

State Health Department officials are encouraging Oklahomans to get tested for COVID-19, saying recently that due to adequate supplies, residents no longer need to exhibit symptoms or report exposure to someone with the virus to get in line for testing.

Free testing for COVID-19 is ongoing at the Garfield County and other state Health Departments. Testing is by appointment only for Blaine County, 521 W. 4th, Watonga, (580) 623-7977; Garfield County, 2501 S. Mercer, Enid, (580) 233-0650; Grant County, 115 N. Main, Medford, (580) 395-2906; Kingfisher County, 124 E. Sheridan, courthouse annex room #101, Kingfisher, (405) 375-3008; Major County, 501 E. Broadway, Fairview, (580) 227-3362; Noble County, 300 Fir St., Perry, (580) 336-2257; Woods County, 511 Barnes St., Alva, (580) 327-3192; and Woodward County, 1631 Texas Ave., Woodward, (580) 256-6416. For a full list of county drive-through testing, go to https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/drive-thru-testing. Some health department also advise the public to check their Facebook pages for more information regarding testing.

COVID-19 signs

Emergency warning signs for COVID-19 are trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or inability to arouse, bluish lips or face, according to the CDC. More information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html.

Those with symptoms of COVID-19 should call ahead to local emergency rooms. Those with minor symptoms should contact their regular physicians.

Resources and information on COVID-19 can be obtained by calling 211 or going to https://covidresources.ok.gov/


 

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