More Than 50 Deaths Due to COVID-19 Reported on Wednesday


(Enid, OK) There were 2,859 new cases of COVID-19 and 54 more deaths associated with the virus were reported by the OSDH on Wednesday. With the new cases from across the state, it brings the overall total to 202,341 COVID-19 positives since the first reported case on March 6th.

There have been 1,812 deaths in which the virus was the cause or a contributing factor in Oklahoma, the OSDH reported.

Deaths reported on Wednesday in the 65 and older age group were eight women and six men from Oklahoma County; four men and three women from Tulsa County; three men and one woman from Bryan County; two men and two women from Canadian County; one man and one woman from Pontotoc County; women from Hughes, Caddo, Ottawa, Cleveland, Tillman, Comanche, Pawnee, Stephens, and Murray counties; and men from Seminole, Marshall, Cotton, Cherokee, Creek, Okmulgee, and Wagoner counties. Deaths in the 50-64 age group were women in Latimer, Ottawa, Haskell and Tulsa and men in Oklahoma and Tulsa counties. The death reported in the 18-35 age group was a Wagoner County man.

Garfield County gained 47 new cases Wednesday for an overall total of 4,077 with 657 active (593 in Enid), a decrease of 21 cases.

Other county case increases in Northwest Oklahoma on Wednesday included 17 each in Kingfisher and Woods, 14 in Woodward, 12 in Alfalfa, 10 in Major, nine in Noble and five in Alfalfa County.

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