SUBSCRIBE NOW
$1 for 3 months. Save 97%.
SUBSCRIBE NOW
$1 for 3 months. Save 97%.

COVID-19 takes life of Pott. County woman

By Vicky O. Misa | Vicky.misa@news-star.com | (405) 214-3962 | Twitter: @Vicky_NewsStar
The Shawnee News-Star
COVID

After several days since the last COVID-19 death was recorded in Pottawatomie County, Wednesday's report added a new victim — a rural woman — which brings the county's death toll to 26.

A woman in the 65 or older age group has died.

The county now sits at 26 COVID-19-related deaths. Many of those fatalities were reported in November.

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there have been 248,204 cases of COVID-19 so far in Oklahoma, the state Health Department reports.

There were 42 additional deaths identified to report Wednesday.

• Three in Cleveland County, one male in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.

• Four in Comanche County, one female in the 36-49 age group, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

• Three in Delaware County, one female in the 18-35 age group, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

• One in Grady County, one female in the 50-64 age group.

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

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

• One in McCurtain County, one male in the 36-49 age group.

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

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

• Nine in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50-64 age group, three females in the 65 or older age group, five males in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

• Nine in Tulsa County, one female in the 50-64 age group, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, five males in the 65 or older age group.

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

There were an 16 additional deaths identified to report Thursday.

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

• Four in Custer County, four males in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

• Six in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 or older age group, three males in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.

Three in Tulsa County, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

There are 2,144 total deaths in the state.

In Shawnee, there have been 2,818 total cases so far. Reportedly, 2,466 have recovered and 21 have died, bringing active cases to 370, down 7 since Wednesday's report.

In the county, of the 4,626 total cases documented, 4,020 have recovered. There have been 26 deaths logged. There are now 580 active cases in the county, down 9 since Wednesday's report.

In the state, subtracting those who have recovered (214,290) and those who have died (2,144) from the total cases (248,204) brings the active case count to 31,770 across the state — 424 fewer than Wednesday.

In the U.S., 16,964,180 cases have been recorded so far, up 247,403 since Wednesday. There have been a reported 307,429 303,773 deaths — 3,656 added since Wednesday. The state of Oklahoma Department of Health website did not have up-to-date data available Wednesday for how many in the U.S. have recovered and how many cases are still active.

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