Oklahoma coronavirus death toll rises by 13; health officials report 980 new positive cases – KOCO Oklahoma City

>> I THINK IT IS PRETTY CLEAR WHEN YOU LOOK AT KIND OF THE PEAK IN THE STATE THAT OPENING SCHOOLS IS PROBABLY CONTRIBUTED BECAUSE YOU HAVE MORE KIDS POTENTIALLY INFECTED. CHRISTINE: DR. BRATZLER SAYS HE BELIEVES THE RECENT SPIKE IN CASES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS IS A COMBINATION OF DIFFERENT FACTORS. >> KIDS GOING BACK TO SCHOOL, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OUTBREAKS, PERHAPS SOME FROM THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND BECAUSE IT FOLLOWED IT BY ABOUT TWO WEEKS. CHRISTINE: AND THERE’S A CERTAIN AGE GROUP DR. BRATZLER SAYS IS SEEING THE LARGEST INCREASE IN CASES. >> THAT IS THE LARGEST GROUP OF NEW CASES IN OKLAHOMA SO THAT TAKES YOU FROM ESSENTIALLY ALL YOUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS UP THROUGH COLLEGE STUDENTS, 15 TO WAS THE MOST NEW CASES IN THE 24 STATE. CHRISTINE: AND YOU CAN SEE THE SURGE IN CASES FROM WHEN SCHOOL BEGAN FOR CHILDREN GOING BACK TO SCHOOL FROM A FIRST TO SEPTEMBER 28. THEY ACCOUNT FOR 6.5% MORE OF THE TOTAL CASES. IS THERE ANYTHING TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT WITH THIS RECENT SPIKE? >> WELL, THE GOOD NEWS IS THE RECENT SPIKE SEEMS TO BE ABATING, SO THE SEVEN DAY ROLLING AVERAGE IS GOING DOWN. CHRISTINE: IN OKLAHOMA CIT

Oklahoma coronavirus death toll rises by 13; health officials report 980 new positive cases

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 980 new coronavirus cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 87,199.>> CORONAVIRUS MAP OF OKLAHOMA: Check cases by countyThirteen additional deaths were reported Wednesday; two deaths were identified in the past 24 hours, health officials said. Here’s what we know about the most recent deaths: One in Bryan 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 female in the 65 or older age group.One in Garfield County, one male in the 50 – 64 age group.One in Le Flore County, one male in the 50 – 64 age group. One in McIntosh County, one male in the 65 or older age group. One in Noble County, one male in the 65 or older age group. One in Okmulgee County, one female in the 65 or older age group. One in Pittsburg County, one male in the 65 or older age group. Four in Tulsa County, one male in the 18 – 35 age group, one female in the 36 – 49 age group and two males in the 65 or older age group. According to the health department, there have been 1,031 coronavirus deaths statewide.Get the details from Oklahoma State Department of Health.Officials also reported that 73,100 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus. By Oklahoma health officials’ definition, a recovered patient is currently not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days after onset/report.Health officials reported that there were 1,116,829 total negative specimens. Officials said there have been 6,449 total hospitalizations, and that 628 people are currently hospitalized.According to the health department, 36.26% of those who tested positive are between the ages of 18 and 35, 21.26% are 36 to 49 years old, 17.57% are 50 to 64 years old, 13.45% are 65 years old or older, 9.48% are 5 to 17 years old and 1.96% are 4 years old or younger.TOTAL CUMULATIVE NUMBER OF CASES BY COUNTY (As of Wednesday, Sept. 30) Adair: 639 cases, 10 deaths Alfalfa: 72 cases Atoka: 312 cases, 1 death Beaver: 60 cases Beckham: 567 cases, 3 deaths Blaine: 137 cases, 1 death Bryan: 1,003 cases, 5 deaths Caddo: 805 cases, 21 deaths Canadian: 2,379 cases, 17 deaths Carter: 564 cases, 9 deaths Cherokee: 1,105 cases, 8 deaths Choctaw: 329 cases, 2 deaths Cimarron: 26 cases Cleveland: 6,195 cases, 71 deaths Coal: 71 cases Comanche: 1,648 cases, 13 deaths Cotton: 69 cases, 3 deaths Craig: 510 cases, 1 death Creek: 1,185 cases, 34 deaths Custer: 718 cases Delaware: 789 cases, 25 deaths Dewey: 68 cases, 1 death Ellis: 11 cases Garfield: 1,739 cases, 21 deaths Garvin: 381 cases, 5 deaths Grady: 1,130 cases, 11 deaths Grant: 50 cases, 1 death Greer: 109 cases, 8 deaths Harmon: 46 cases Harper: 29 cases, 1 death Haskell: 285 cases, 4 deaths Hughes: 298 cases, 4 deaths Jackson: 793 cases, 10 deaths Jefferson: 43 cases Johnston: 189 cases, 4 deaths Kay: 637 cases, 13 deaths Kingfisher: 367 cases, 2 deaths Kiowa: 78 cases, 2 deaths Latimer: 139 cases, 2 deaths Le Flore: 1,175 cases, 19 deaths Lincoln: 476 cases, 10 deaths Logan: 513 cases, 1 death Love: 197 cases, 1 death Major: 96 cases, 1 death Marshall: 187 cases, 2 deaths Mayes: 671 cases, 11 deaths McClain: 904 cases, 7 deaths McCurtain: 1,309 cases, 34 deaths McIntosh: 331 cases, 6 deaths Murray: 148 cases, 1 death Muskogee: 1,857 cases, 23 deaths Noble: 158 cases, 3 deaths Nowata: 151 cases, 4 deaths Okfuskee: 143 cases, 5 deaths Oklahoma: 18,344 cases, 195 deaths Okmulgee: 852 cases, 8 deaths Osage: 1,006 cases, 13 deaths Other: 29 cases Ottawa: 885 cases, 6 deaths Pawnee: 257 cases, 3 deaths Payne: 2,309 cases, 7 deaths Pittsburg: 972 cases, 20 deaths Pontotoc: 442 cases, 3 deaths Pottawatomie: 1,404 cases, 10 deaths Pushmataha: 165 cases, 2 deaths Roger Mills: 59 cases, 1 death Rogers: 1,918 cases, 52 deaths Seminole: 472 cases, 6 deaths Sequoyah: 926 cases, 11 deaths Stephens: 455 cases, 5 deaths Texas: 1,563 cases, 10 deaths Tillman: 107 cases, 2 deaths Tulsa: 17,324 cases, 166 deaths Wagoner: 1,508 cases, 26 deaths Washington: 1,005 cases, 40 deaths Washita: 93 cases Woods: 115 cases Woodward: 1,101 cases, 4 deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 980 new coronavirus cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 87,199.

>> CORONAVIRUS MAP OF OKLAHOMA: Check cases by county

Thirteen additional deaths were reported Wednesday; two deaths were identified in the past 24 hours, health officials said. Here’s what we know about the most recent deaths:

  • One in Bryan 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 female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Garfield County, one male in the 50 – 64 age group.
  • One in Le Flore County, one male in the 50 – 64 age group.
  • One in McIntosh County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Noble County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Okmulgee County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pittsburg County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Four in Tulsa County, one male in the 18 – 35 age group, one female in the 36 – 49 age group and two males in the 65 or older age group.

According to the health department, there have been 1,031 coronavirus deaths statewide.

Get the details from Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Officials also reported that 73,100 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus. By Oklahoma health officials’ definition, a recovered patient is currently not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days after onset/report.

Health officials reported that there were 1,116,829 total negative specimens. Officials said there have been 6,449 total hospitalizations, and that 628 people are currently hospitalized.

According to the health department, 36.26% of those who tested positive are between the ages of 18 and 35, 21.26% are 36 to 49 years old, 17.57% are 50 to 64 years old, 13.45% are 65 years old or older, 9.48% are 5 to 17 years old and 1.96% are 4 years old or younger.

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TOTAL CUMULATIVE NUMBER OF CASES BY COUNTY (As of Wednesday, Sept. 30)

  • Adair: 639 cases, 10 deaths
  • Alfalfa: 72 cases
  • Atoka: 312 cases, 1 death
  • Beaver: 60 cases
  • Beckham: 567 cases, 3 deaths
  • Blaine: 137 cases, 1 death
  • Bryan: 1,003 cases, 5 deaths
  • Caddo: 805 cases, 21 deaths
  • Canadian: 2,379 cases, 17 deaths
  • Carter: 564 cases, 9 deaths
  • Cherokee: 1,105 cases, 8 deaths
  • Choctaw: 329 cases, 2 deaths
  • Cimarron: 26 cases
  • Cleveland: 6,195 cases, 71 deaths
  • Coal: 71 cases
  • Comanche: 1,648 cases, 13 deaths
  • Cotton: 69 cases, 3 deaths
  • Craig: 510 cases, 1 death
  • Creek: 1,185 cases, 34 deaths
  • Custer: 718 cases
  • Delaware: 789 cases, 25 deaths
  • Dewey: 68 cases, 1 death
  • Ellis: 11 cases
  • Garfield: 1,739 cases, 21 deaths
  • Garvin: 381 cases, 5 deaths
  • Grady: 1,130 cases, 11 deaths
  • Grant: 50 cases, 1 death
  • Greer: 109 cases, 8 deaths
  • Harmon: 46 cases
  • Harper: 29 cases, 1 death
  • Haskell: 285 cases, 4 deaths
  • Hughes: 298 cases, 4 deaths
  • Jackson: 793 cases, 10 deaths
  • Jefferson: 43 cases
  • Johnston: 189 cases, 4 deaths
  • Kay: 637 cases, 13 deaths
  • Kingfisher: 367 cases, 2 deaths
  • Kiowa: 78 cases, 2 deaths
  • Latimer: 139 cases, 2 deaths
  • Le Flore: 1,175 cases, 19 deaths
  • Lincoln: 476 cases, 10 deaths
  • Logan: 513 cases, 1 death
  • Love: 197 cases, 1 death
  • Major: 96 cases, 1 death
  • Marshall: 187 cases, 2 deaths
  • Mayes: 671 cases, 11 deaths
  • McClain: 904 cases, 7 deaths
  • McCurtain: 1,309 cases, 34 deaths
  • McIntosh: 331 cases, 6 deaths
  • Murray: 148 cases, 1 death
  • Muskogee: 1,857 cases, 23 deaths
  • Noble: 158 cases, 3 deaths
  • Nowata: 151 cases, 4 deaths
  • Okfuskee: 143 cases, 5 deaths
  • Oklahoma: 18,344 cases, 195 deaths
  • Okmulgee: 852 cases, 8 deaths
  • Osage: 1,006 cases, 13 deaths
  • Other: 29 cases
  • Ottawa: 885 cases, 6 deaths
  • Pawnee: 257 cases, 3 deaths
  • Payne: 2,309 cases, 7 deaths
  • Pittsburg: 972 cases, 20 deaths
  • Pontotoc: 442 cases, 3 deaths
  • Pottawatomie: 1,404 cases, 10 deaths
  • Pushmataha: 165 cases, 2 deaths
  • Roger Mills: 59 cases, 1 death
  • Rogers: 1,918 cases, 52 deaths
  • Seminole: 472 cases, 6 deaths
  • Sequoyah: 926 cases, 11 deaths
  • Stephens: 455 cases, 5 deaths
  • Texas: 1,563 cases, 10 deaths
  • Tillman: 107 cases, 2 deaths
  • Tulsa: 17,324 cases, 166 deaths
  • Wagoner: 1,508 cases, 26 deaths
  • Washington: 1,005 cases, 40 deaths
  • Washita: 93 cases
  • Woods: 115 cases
  • Woodward: 1,101 cases, 4 deaths