According to statistics released Friday from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 11 additional counties joined the “orange risk phase” this week including Stephens. Additionally, Stephens County decreased by four active cases, according to Friday’s data set.

The county has had 361 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, of which five have died and 261 have recovered, leaving 95 active cases in the county.

Duncan has had 242 cases, of which three have died and 174 have recovered, leaving 65 active cases in the city. 

Comanche has had 61 cases, of which one has died and 40 have recovered, leaving 20 active cases in the city.

Marlow has had 50 cases and 41 recoveries, leaving nine active cases in the city.

Velma has had nine cases, of which one has died and six have recovered, leaving two active cases in the town. 

The remaining two active cases are in the “other” category for Stephens County, which includes more rural towns, according to the Health Department.

Statewide, there has been an increase of 1,249 cases or 1.7% day over day for a total of 74,567 cases.

Recoveries have increased to 63,135 total with 1,021 or 1.6% up day over day. Active cases sit at 10,493, which increased by 219 or 2.1% day over day. 

As of this advisory, there are nine additional deaths identified to report in Oklahoma. No deaths were identified in the past 24 hours.

  • Two in Grady County, two males in the 65 or older age group. 
  • One in Harper County, one female in the 65 or older age group. 
  • One in Le Flore County, one male in the 65 or older age group. 
  • Two in Oklahoma County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.   
  • One in Payne County, one male in the 65 or older age group. 
  • One in Sequoyah County, one male in the 65 or older age group. 
  • One in Tulsa County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group. 

There are 939 total deaths in the state.

On the national level, Johns Hopkins reported as of Thursday, there were a total 6,674,411 confirmed cases, which increased by 44,360 or 0.7% day over day. So far, there have been 197,633 deaths and 2,540,334 recoveries, leaving 3,936,444 active cases in the nation.

Nationally, deaths increased by 870 or 0.4% day over day while recoveries increased by 14,761 or 0.6% and active cases increased by 28,729 or 0.6%.

For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

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