(Enid, OK) Oklahoma gained 1,707 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday and 24 new deaths reported statewide by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
There have been 1,836 deaths in Oklahoma in which the virus was the cause or a contributing factor, according to OSDH reported.
The daily report from the OSDH had recorded 19 deaths in the 65 and older age group: three men and a woman from Tulsa County; two Jackson County women; a man and a woman from Payne County; men from Cleveland, Custer, Tillman, Rogers, Pontotoc and Washington counties; and women from Oklahoma, Major, Texas, Comanche and Kay counties. Five deaths were reported in the 50-64 range: men from Muskogee, Kingfisher and Oklahoma counties and women from Oklahoma and Cleveland counties. A man in the 36-49 age group from Oklahoma County was also reported, according to the OSDH.
Garfield County gained nine new cases on Thursday for a total of 4,086 with 553 active cases, a decrease of 104.
Other county case increases in Northwest Oklahoma on Thursday also included 11 in Noble, 10 in Kingfisher, nine in Woods, seven in Blaine, five in Woodward and two each in Major and Alfalfa counties, according to OSDH.
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