The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) shows the new death makes 59 in the county so far throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to OSDH reports, the new death was recorded in Duncan as one male in the 65 or older age group.

The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County showed a small decrease in active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday.

OSDH reported data showing 4,604 positive cases, 59 deaths and 4,322 recoveries, leaving 223 active cases in the county.

Stats show Duncan, since reporting a new death, has had 2,908 of those confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county along with 2,711 recoveries and 37 deaths, which leaves 160 active cases in the city. 

Comanche has had 539 confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 10 have died and 511 have recovered, leaving 18 active cases.

Marlow has had 980 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 10 have died and 927 have recovered, leaving 43 active cases.

Velma has reported 113 confirmed cases, of which two have died and 109 have recovered, leaving two active cases in the town.

Loco has had 49 cases, of which 47 have recovered, leaving two active cases in the town.

Bray has had two total COVID-19 cases, with two recoveries, leaving the town of Bray fully recovered.

On the state level, there have been 415,858 cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma, of which 393,169 have recovered and 18,600 are active, which is down by 963 or -4.9% day over day.

Today’s seven-day rolling average is 1,162 for the number of new cases reported.

There have been 4,089 deaths, with the count increasing by 28 since Wednesday’s report. The associated demographics include:

⦁ One in Caddo County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

⦁ One in Canadian County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in Carter County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in Cleveland County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

⦁ One in Comanche County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ Two in Creek County, two males in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in Custer County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in Dewey County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ Two in Garfield County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ Two in Kay County, two males in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in McClain County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ Four in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 or older age group, two males in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in Payne County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

⦁ One in Rogers County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ One in Stephens County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

⦁ Seven in Tulsa County, one female in the 50-64 age group, two females in the 65 or older age group, four males in the 65 or older age group.

On the national level, Johns Hopkins reported as of Tuesday, Feb. 16, the country has had 27,756,624 confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 488,081 have died. Day over day, confirmed cases increased by 62,398 or 0.2% while deaths increased by 1,756 or 0.4%.

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Additional hospitalization data can be found in the Hospital Tiers report, published evenings Monday through Friday.

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