Total of COVID cases in Oklahoma tops 75,000; more than 800 reported in Bryan County

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As both testing availability and response time increases, the number of positive cases of COVID-19 has grown. The total number reported in Oklahoma surpassed 75,000 on Saturday, standing now at 75,804.

The number of deaths attributed to the virus rose to 943, an average of 5.1 per day in the state since the first death was reported in the state six months ago.

Bryan County has the 20th highest total of the 77 counties in Oklahoma with 820 positive cases year-to-date.

The number of recoveries* listed for Bryan County is the 19th highest in the state at 668.

On the Oklahoma State Department of Health website, there has been a discrepancy in the numbers reported for Bryan County according to the ‘View Data by County’ tab and the ‘View Data by City’ tab. The Patriot has been and will be reporting both.

The County Data shows 820 confirmed positive cases with 668 recoveries and four deaths attributed to COVID-19, leaving 148 as active cases. 

The City Data shows nine cities/towns in the county to be reporting a total of 810 cases with 661 recoveries and four deaths, which means 145 active cases.

Here is the breakdown:

DURANT | 515 positive cases (414 recoveries, 1 death)
CALERA | 103 positive cases (87 recoveries, 1 death)
CADDO | 49 positive cases (39 recoveries)
MEAD | 46 positive cases (36 recoveries, 1 death)
COLBERT | 38 positive cases (35 recoveries)
BOKCHITO | 24 positive cases (19 recoveries, 1 death)
ACHILLE | 13 positive cases (12 recoveries)
BENNINGTON | 13 positive cases (10 recoveries)
KENEFIC | 9 positive case (9 recoveries)

* Recoveries are defined as those currently not hospitalized or deceased and 14 days after onset/report.

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