Two Enid Residents Among New COVID Death Reports, Almost 2k More Cases Wednesday


(Enid, OK) After the report of two Enid residents succumbing to the COVID-19 virus, two more Enid men were among the state’s 48 COVID-19-related deaths reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday.

1,986 new COVID-19 cases were also reported by the OSDH to bring the overall number to 360,360 statewide.

Of the 48 deaths reported, 42 were in the 65 and older age group including one woman and three men in Oklahoma County, one woman and two men in Kay County, four women and three men in Tulsa County, one woman and two men in Comanche County, one woman and one man in Stephens County, two men each from Cleveland and Muskogee counties, women from Grady, Delaware, Le Flore, McClain, Pontotoc, McIntosh, Osage, Beckham, and Pittsburg counties and men from Tillman, Cherokee, Cotton, Okmulgee, Custer, Garfield, Choctaw, Payne, Coal, and Pottawatomie counties.

Five deaths were in the 50-64 age group: one woman each from Le Flore, Carter, Oklahoma, and McIntosh counties and the Garfield County man. One death in 36-49 age group was reported in Rogers County.

3,085 deaths statewide where the virus was the cause or a contributing factor.

Garfield County’s COVID-19 case numbers increased by 17 on Wednesday for an overall total of 6,408, with 437 of those being active.

Other Northwest Oklahoma county case increases Wednesday included 10 in Noble, five in Kingfisher, five in Woods, five in Woodward, three in Alfalfa, three in Major, two in Blaine and two in Grant County.