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States Reports Almost 1k New COVID-19 Cases, Counties Returning to “Yellow” Status

(Enid, OK) Oklahoma gained 996 COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths in the past week, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday.

Garfield County is still in the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s “green” classification, the state has seen an uptick in “yellow” counties over the past week.

According to OSDH’s COVID-19 Risk Level System, two of Oklahoma’s 77 counties are in the moderate or “orange,” risk level, 45 are in the “yellow” low risk level and 30 in the “green” new normal risk level. Love and Ottawa are the two counties in the “orange” classification.

Garfield County COVID-19 cases increased by five in the past week for an overall total of 7,820, with five active cases.

Of the county’s 139 deaths, 128 have been in Enid, with five in Lahoma, one each in Covington, Drummond, Fairmont, Garber, and Waukomis and one not listed by town.

Other county case increases in Northwest Oklahoma this past week include three in Woods and one each in Alfalfa, Blaine and Major counties.