Oklahoma topped 80,000 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, and eight more deaths were attributed to the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The death of a William S. Key inmate who had tested positive for COVID-19 was confirmed Tuesday, as the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced 14 more Oklahomans have died, with coronavirus the cause or a contributor. Statewide, there was an increase of 1,164 cases of the virus.
Oklahoma gained 1,101 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with more than a third of those in Fort Supply in Woodward County, where an outbreak of the virus has occurred in William S. Key Correctional Center, a minimum security facility with an open-dorm environment.
An outbreak of cases at William S. Key Correctional Center has fueled an increasing number of COVID-19 reports in this Woodward County community, where the official population of the town is now less than the number of cases of the virus.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 1,237 COVID-19 cases on Saturday that included a jump of 144 in Fort Supply, corresponding with hundreds of positive tests at a detention facility confirmed by the state Department of Corrections the day before.
Garfield County remained at the moderate, or orange, risk level for COVID-19, as the number of average daily cases per 100,000 population fell for the second consecutive week for the Enid area, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
An Enid woman in the 65 and older age group was one of six more deaths announced Thursday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, as the COVID-19 case total increased by more than 1,000.
Twelve more deaths and 970 cases were confirmed by the state Health Department, Wednesday, as Oklahoma moved to the 5th-highest state per rate of new cases in the nation, according to the latest White House Task Force report.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 1,091 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 30 more reported in Garfield County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. There were seven additional deaths in which the virus was the cause or contributor.
Oklahoma now has more than 10,000 active cases of COVID-19, as the number of additional cases rose by 869 Monday to top out at 70,223 since the first case was confirmed in the state in March.
It was the third consecutive day the OSDH named a death from Garfield County. All 17 of the county's deaths have been Enid residents, according to OSDH data.
Garfield County remained in the moderate, or orange, category, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health's risk assessment map released Friday morning.
Without more federal support, nursing homes and long-term care facilities nationwide are on the precipice of financial ruin and closure, advocates for aging service providers said Wednesday.
The state recorded 771 additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with 13 more deaths, including two in Garfield County, reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 876 cases of COVID-19, with nine deaths reported Wednesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 833 cases of COVID-19, with one new death reported Tuesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 613 cases of COVID-19, but no new deaths were reported Monday, which was an official holiday for the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 420 cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths were announced Sunday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma gained 1,147 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, with the bulk of those in the 18-36 age group, and four more Oklahomans 65 or older have died due to the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Saturday.
The state saw an increase of 1,013 cases, a 1.7% increase, for a cumulative total of 62,040, and 11 more deaths, including two in Garfield County, were announced on Friday by the OSDH.
Fourteen more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, and the number of overall cases grew Thursday by another 909 while cumulative hospitalizations topped the 5,000 mark, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Garfield County topped 1,000 COVID-19 cases, as the state saw its numbers go past 60,000 and the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced 12 more deaths on Wednesday.
Oklahoma saw 666 additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday, and nine more deaths, including a Hennessey woman, were announced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Deaths in which COVID-19 was the cause or a contributor reached the 800 mark in Oklahoma Monday, as the state saw another 713 cases of the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma saw another 1,093 cases of COVID-19 and 11 more deaths, including an Enid resident, as confirmed cases rose by nearly 7% in a week-to-week comparison, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
After two days off, and now against the backdrop of a still more organized and action-oriented push for social justice, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the rest of the NBA have chosen to resume the playoffs Saturday inside the Disney bubble in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The faces were familiar. The memories shared were special. Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams’ thoughts of Billy Donovan are still meaningful to him three years after leaving Oklahoma City following the tragic loss of his wife Ingrid.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The governor said commercial casino operators are very interested in Oklahoma if the state and Native American tribes can’t strike a new deal on gaming compacts.
DUNCAN, Okla. — Authorities have released names of three people left dead in a double-murder suicide in a Walmart parking lot in southwest Oklahoma.
NORMAN, Okla. – An assistant principal at Norman High School has been arrested on a sexual assault complaint by a woman who said he drugged and assaulted her at his home two months ago.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Former Norman Transcript sports editor and longtime Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel has been a personality in the state for some time.
The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office has recovered at least $125,000 of stolen property while searching for a man wanted for multiple felony complaints, according to a press release.
WASHINGTON – Oklahoma's Republican representatives say most constituents support their unwavering demand for border security funding as the shutdown drags into the end of its fifth week.
A Muskogee man was charged Wednesday in Muskogee County District Court after the discovery of firearms and drugs in his South 30th Street home, according to court documents.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $28 million in grants to public housing authorities and nonprofit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help residents find jobs and educational opportunities.
You might see mommy kissing Santa Claus underneath it. Or it’s probably hanging in your home somewhere for holiday decoration. Either way, mistletoe is a popular part of the American holiday season.
TULSA – The Yes on 788 Campaign has announced educational opportunities for physicians and the general public on medical marijuana. Dr. Sunil Aggarwal will be in available in two Oklahoma cities this coming weekend.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Tim Tadlock and Chris Beard, two of Texas Tech’s most popular athletic figures, shared an enlightening moment earlier this month when detailing the stark contrast between the draft process in their respective sports.
The Transcript is running a Thunder evaluation series, publishing one article a day on a different Oklahoma City player. We will start with the guards. Monday’s player is Russell Westbrook.
This Week's Circulars
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Jeffrey Drew Feller, age 69, passed on September 19th 2020. Born and raised in Bronaugh, MO, he Joined the Navy in May of 1969. After traveling the world, he settled in San Diego, where he started his family, raised his children, and began his career making the world a more…
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 56. Laborer. Died September 23rd in Tahlequah, OK. Services September 28th 10:00am at Reed-Culver Chapel. Burial at Swimmer Cemetery in Hulbert, OK. Visitation September 26th from 12:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 74. Convenience Store Owner. Died September 20th in Muskogee, OK. Memorial Services September 25th at 11:00am at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
- Eight Oklahoma judges up for retention
- CANCELED: Tahlequah will not play Friday at Pryor
- STUDENTS WANT CHOICE: Sequoyah High School students protest virtual learning only; want options
- The Frontier: Oklahoma’s Teacher of the Year pleaded for patience in return to school. She was booed.
- The head of an Oklahoma public health committee invited anti-vax doctors to talk with lawmakers about the coronavirus
- NSU Optometry: Beyond 2020
- Educators, parents still adapting to online schooling
- Nothing to be done about vacated downtown buildings
- Area law enforcement see few issues with mask mandate
- Cherokee County reports 1,025 positive COVID-19 cases, with 249 active