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COVID-19 claims Pott. County victim 5 days running

Vicky O. Misa
The Shawnee News-Star
A sign just outside of Shawnee City Hall reminds residents of the current mask ordinance.

For the fifth day in a row, a resident of Pottawatomie County has been reported as dying from COVID-19.

The most recent, according to Thursday's and Friday's reports from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), were two Pottawatomie County males in the 65 or older age group.

The county's total now stands at 53.

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there have been 384,217 total cases of COVID-19 so far in Oklahoma, the OSDH reports.

Friday

There are 48 additional deaths identified to report.

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

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

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

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

Five in Carter County, five males in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

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

One in Garfield County, one male in the 18-35 age group.

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

Two in Grady County, one male in the 36-49 age group, one male in the 50-64 age group.

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

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

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

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

Three in Muskogee County, one female in the 65 or older age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.

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

Eight in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50-64 age group, four females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 18-35 age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

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

One in Pottawatomie County, one male 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.

Thursday

On Thursday there are 35 additional deaths identified to report.

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

• Two in Caddo County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 and older age group.

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

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

• Three in Creek County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

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

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

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

• One in McClain County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

• Three in Muskogee County, one female in the 65 or older age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.

• One in Nowata County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

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

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

• Two in Rogers County, two males in the 65 or older age group.

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

• Seven in Tulsa County, four females in the 65 or older age group, three males in the 65 or older age group.

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

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

Around the country

In the U.S., 25,766,681 cases have been recorded so far. There have been a reported 433,195 deaths, up 4,000 from Thursday's report. The state of Oklahoma Department of Health website no longer offers data determining how many in the U.S. have recovered and how many cases are still active.

In the state, subtracting those who have recovered (351,545) and those who have died (3,471) from the total cases (384,217) brings the active case count to 29,201 across the state, up 30 from Thursday's data.

According to Friday's report, in Pottawatomie County, of the 7,124 total cases documented, 6,600 have recovered. Active cases number 524, up 67 from Thursday's data. There are 53 total deaths logged.

In Shawnee, there were 4,383 total cases reported, according to Friday's data. Reportedly, 4,063 have recovered and 39 have died. Active cases are at 320, up 44 since Thursday.

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

For story ideas, questions or concerns, reporter Vicky O. Misa can be reached at vicky.misa@news-star.com.