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There were 102 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including two in Northwest Oklahoma, and three more deaths reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
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ENID, Okla. — Total hospitalizations associated with COVID-19 topped the 1,000 mark Wednesday, as the number of cases in the state rose by 113, including one in Northwest Oklahoma, and two more deaths were reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma State Department of Health will resume releasing COVID-19 numbers for all Oklahoma counties by the end of the day, according to the agency's daily email report on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
There were 67 new COVID-19 cases in the state, including one in Northwest Oklahoma, and no new deaths reported Monday, June 1, 2020, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health.
There were 88 new cases of COVID-19, including one in Garfield County, and no deaths reported Sunday, May 31, by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, but the number of active cases rose for the first time in days.
There were 80 new cases of COVID-19, including two in Northwest Oklahoma, and five more deaths reported Saturday, May 30, 2020, by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 68 new COVID-19 cases Friday, May 29, 2020, and three more deaths, but a strong decrease in the number of patients being treated in intensive care in the state.
The phishing scam email directs people to click on a link to get a message about a COVID-19 economic stimulus check. The email also says "it needs to be opened through a portal link requiring your university login."
Northwestern will continue to follow guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Gov. Kevin Stitt’s guidelines according to the Open Up and Recover Safely Plan.
State Health Department officials are encouraging Oklahomans to get tested for COVID-19, saying Thursday, May 28, 2020, 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.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 41 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, May 28, 2020, and four more deaths associated with the virus were reported, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
In its daily update on COVID-19, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 92 new cases Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and four additional deaths due to the virus.
The COVID-19 SEP opens enrollment specifically for qualifying people who live in areas affected by COVID-19, or those who rely on help making health care decisions from people who live in the affected areas.
In its daily update on COVID-19, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 92 new cases Wednesday and four additional deaths due to the virus.
Forty-seven new cases, including one in Blaine County, and five more deaths were reported by Health Department officials Tuesday, as the number COVID-19 cases, deaths and recoveries continues to climb nearly two months after the first case was recorded in Oklahoma.
Integris Bass Baptist Health Center has eased its COVID-19 pandemic restrictions to allow adult “patient representatives” in the facility and to be with isolated patients during “end of life” situations.
There were 53 new cases of COVID-19, including one Blaine County, and two additional deaths in the state reported Monday, May 25, 2020, by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
There were 77 new cases of COVID-19, including one each in Garfield and Woodward counties, for a total surpassing 6,000, reported Sunday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma saw a 13.61% increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases as compared to the previous week, according to weekly statistics released Friday evening by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
COVID-19 cases in Northwest Oklahoma counties were part of a 3% rise in numbers overnight in the state, as the Health Department also reported three more deaths.
Enid High School’s 402 graduating seniors capped off an eventful year with a virtual graduation ceremony Thursday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Thousands of Oklahomans face eviction in the coming days as courts statewide begin to sort through a backlogged docket filled with people who have fallen behind on their rent payments.
The number of active COVID-19 cases jumped 2.68% in the state, with 148 additional Oklahomans testing positive and five more deaths reported Thursday, May 21, 2020, by Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The Prom Shop, 228 W. Randolph, will host a prom for the students from across region 7-11 p.m. June 19 at Chisholm Trail Expo Center.
Gov. Kevin Stitt said cities and counties can apply for relief for any unexpected costs related to their pandemic response, but will not be eligible for reimbursement for lost local revenues related to the deadly virus.
The number of active COVID-19 cases fell below 1,000 in Oklahoma Wednesday, even as 43 new cases, including one in Garfield County, and five deaths were reported by Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma Blood Institute described the shortage as "the single greatest challenge to the blood supply it’s ever seen" and is encouraging all Oklahomans to donate blood as soon as possible.
OSDH officials said labs now are averaging 5,400 tests processed a day, and the increased number of results has driven the percentage of positive COVID-19 cases down to an all-time low of 4.4%.
The pool is "always challenging to operate," he said, particularly with staffing. This year, it has been difficult finding enough lifeguards, plus there are added safety and cleaning precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly 64% of the 88 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma were in Texas County, as the Oklahoma Panhandle remains a hot spot for the novel coronavirus in the state, according to Health Department officials.
There were 73 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths reported Sunday by Oklahoma State Department of Health.
There were 151 new cases of COVID-19, including one in Blaine County, and three new deaths reported Saturday by Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma topped the 5,000 mark with 124 new cases of COVID-19, including one each in Garfield and Blaine counties, and one new death reported on Friday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health
❝This can hit anybody, and that's what people need to remember — when your loved on goes to the hospital they're on their own. It's just a helpless feeling.❞ — Sabrina Blaser
In order to comply with state and local directives, and direction from Oklahoma Department of Career and Technical Education, Autry Tech will reopen with certain guidelines in place:
There were 110 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the cumulative total to 4,962, with six more deaths reported on Thursday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
One of the 130 intellectually and physically disabled individuals the organization serves tested positive for COVID-19 on May 13, 2020, a CFL official reported.
There were 120 new cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths associated with the virus on the Wednesday morning Oklahoma State Department of Health report, a statistic that had state officials encouraged.
Also Tuesday, Pankonin determined children are no longer restricted from church nurseries. Church nurseries are allowed to reopen, and there is no longer a requirement to keep children with their families during church services.
City Manager Jerald Gilbert will make the determination about the pool and splash pad closures later this month.
The state was back up over 100 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday morning, May 12, 2020, after the slowest rise its seen in weeks on Monday, with 5 more deaths associated with the virus, according to data released from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
There’s not enough testing machines to process the increases, said Shelley Zumwalt, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health. She said the state does have enough test kits and the necessary reagent to process them.
The state recorded only 24 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, May 11, 2020, the lowest 24-hour increase since March, when the first Oklahoma case was officially identified March 6, according to data from the Health Department.
An additional 99 Oklahomans, including one in Blaine County, have tested positive for COVID-19 and two more deaths were reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health Sunday, May 10, 2020.
An additional 66 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 and four more deaths were reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health Saturday, May 9, 2020.
This Week's Circulars
ENID - Services for Dr. William Simon, age 90, of Enid are pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. Dr. Simon passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020, at his home.
POND CREEK - A visitation is 5-7 P.M. Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Wilson Funeral Home, Pond Creek, OK. Funeral service is 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 8, 2020, at Nash Christian Church Interment at Pond Creek Cemetery.
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