Data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Thursday indicates Stephens County has added one more COVID-19 death, bringing the county’s death toll to eight.

The added death comes from Comanche, but demographics on the deceased have not yet been made available. 

According to OSDH’s statistics, as of Thursday, Oct. 15, the county has had 562 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, of which eight have died and 452 have recovered, leaving 102 active cases in the county.

Duncan has had 367 confirmed cases, of which four have died and 297 have recovered, leaving 66 active cases in the city. 

Comanche has had 87 confirmed cases, of which two have died and 70 have recovered, leaving 15 active cases in the city.

Marlow has had 91 confirmed cases, of which one has died and 77 have recovered, leaving 13 active cases in the city.

Velma has had 15 cases, of which one has died and 10 have recovered, leaving four active cases.

There have been 103,836 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. There are 11 additional deaths identified to report and 1,143 total deaths in the state.

Active cases statewide increased by five cases or 0% day over day for a total of 13,913 active cases. Recoveries in the state increased by 1,205 or 1.4% day over day for a total of 88,780 recovered cases.

As of the Oct. 14 national report from Johns Hopkins, there has been 7,916,099 confirmed cases nationally, an increase of 59,494 or 0.8% day over day.

There are 216,872 deaths recorded throughout the country, which is a growth of 985 or 0.5% day over day. 

Active cases nationally increased by 27,308 or 0.6% day over day for a total of 4,543,433 active cases.

Recoveries also increased 31,201 or 1% day over day for a total of 3,155,201 recovered cases nationally.

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

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