As of Monday, Oklahoma reported 20,745 cases, which increased by 510 day over day, 15,815 recoveries and 424 deaths.
The weekend also brought an announcement from Oklahoma State Department of Health reporting the first COVID-19 related pediatric death in the state.
A press release from the Public Affairs Office of Fort Sill Army Base, which is located in Lawton, Oklahoma, shows the juvenile death reported by the state occurred in a “13-year-old dependent of a service member stationed at Fort Sill.”
The child passed away let Friday at Comanche County Memorial Hospital and tested positive for COVID-19.
“Our entire Lawton Fort Sill community is deeply saddened. Our greatest condolences go out to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this difficult and sad time” said Maj Gen. Ken Kamper, commanding general of Fort Sill and the Fires Center of Excellence.
The family members received notification of a positive COVID-19 test result and are taking appropriate actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The family members are residents of Comanche County and are currently in isolation at their on-post residence. The family is also following all protective measures outlined by the Center for Disease Control.
Reynolds Army Health Clinic will continue to support the county in tracing where contact with others on Fort Sill may have occurred and will notify those individuals that may have been impacted and who fall under the guidelines for additional monitoring and testing.
Two new deaths have also been reported in the state, though none occurred in the last 24 hours.
• One in Payne County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
• One in Tulsa County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
On a local level, Stephens County shows 83 positive cases, of which 65 have recovered and one has died, leaving 17 active cases as of Monday morning.
Of those cases, Duncan reports 59, of which 47 have recovered, leaving 12 active cases. Comanche has had 12 cases, of which 11 have recovered and one has died. Marlow reports 12 cases, of which seven have recovered, leaving five active.
OSDH provides free COVID-19 testing at 80 locations throughout Oklahoma. For more information on testing, visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/testing-sites.
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COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results
*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.
**This number is a combination of hospitalized positive cases and hospitalized persons under investigation, as reported by hospitals at the time of the report. The data reflect a change in calculation and should not be compared to prior data.
***The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order Report, and the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report is to support the needs of the general public in receiving important and necessary information regarding the state of the health and safety of the citizens of Oklahoma. These resources may be used only for statistical purposes and may not be used in any way that would determine the identity of any reported cases.
Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
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