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The State Health Department’s daily report indicates Stephens County has added two new COVID-19 deaths to the running count as of Monday, Jan. 11.

Data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) shows the new deaths make 29 in the county so far throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new deaths come from Duncan and Marlow, and included one female in the 65 or older age group and one male in the 65 or older age group.

The new deaths come after Sunday’s report also added one to the count for Duncan. As of Sunday, The Banner did not publish the demographics for that death, and those demographics include one male in the 65 or older age group.

On Monday, Stephens County continued to show an increase in active COVID-19 cases. OSDH reported data showing 3,616 positive cases, 29 deaths and 3,031 recoveries, leaving 556 active cases in the county.

Stats show Duncan, since reporting on a new death, has had 2,260 of those confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county along with 1,888 recoveries and 19 deaths, which leaves 353 active cases in the city.

Comanche has had 412 confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which four have died and 321 have recovered, leaving 87 active cases.

Marlow, since reporting on a new death, has had 793 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which five have died and 699 have recovered, leaving 89 active cases.

Velma has reported 94 confirmed cases, of which one has died and 77 have recovered, leaving 16 active cases in the town.

Loco has had 43 cases, of which 38 have recovered, leaving five active cases in the town.

Bray has had one total COVID-19 case, with one recovery, leaving the town of Bray fully recovered.

On the state level, there have been 335,247 cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma, of which 289,309 have recovered and 43,163 are active. Today’s seven-day rolling average is 4,068 for the number of new cases reported.

There have been 2,775 deaths, with the count increasing by 14 since Sunday's report. The associated demographics include:

• Two in Cleveland County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

• One in Logan County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

• Six in Oklahoma County, two females in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 50-65 age group, thee males in the 65 or older age group.

• One in Pushmataha County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

• Two in Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

• Two in Tulsa County, two females in the 65 or older age group.

On the national level, Johns Hopkins reported as of Sunday, Jan. 10, the country has had 22,409,132 confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 374,329 have died. Day over day, confirmed cases increased by 216,290 or 1% while deaths increased by 1,821 or 0.5%.

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

For more information, visit https://oklahoma.gov/covid19.html.

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