There have been 3,859 cases, with 3,702 recovered and 75 deaths, from the 73701 ZIP code, primarily the eastern half of Enid, and 4,765 cases, with 4,576 recovered and 69 deaths, from 73703, or the western half, according to OSDH data on Wednesday. There were 45 cases with 44 recovered in the 73705 ZIP code, listed as Vance Air Force Base. The majority of cases — 8,738, or 88.7% — have been in Enid, which reported 206 active cases and 8,386 recovered. Other Northwest Oklahoma county case increases in the past week included 66 in Woodward, 31 in Noble, 27 in Major, 22 in Woods, 19 in Kingfisher, 18 in Alfalfa, nine in Blaine and four in Grant.
OSDH showed 628,298 total cases from CDC provisional state data, including 1,218 from Wednesday, and 627,699 total cases, a weekly increase of 8,643, with OSDH’s disease investigation summary. Of the latter number, there were 11,905 active, a decrease of 1,083 in the past week. OSDH no longer reports recovered cases. The Health Department’s weekly numbers — which OSDH acute disease service reports to the CDC — on Wednesday showed Oklahoma has 9,402 confirmed deaths. The CDC/NCHS’ Provisional Death Count — which is based on death certificates and is OSDH’s primary reported number — places the overall count in Oklahoma at 10,795 deaths, a weekly increase of 262, in which the coronavirus was the cause or a contributor.
Cases in Garfield County increased to a total of 9,849 — a weekly increase of 177 — with 232 active and 9,460, or 96.1%, recovered, according to OSDH. Three other deaths were reported in Woodward along with one in Fairview.
OSDH reported, as of Tuesday, there were six ICU beds, or 27.3% of the total, and 155 adult inpatient beds, or 48.1% of the total, available in the Northwest Region, which consists of 18 counties including Garfield County. Health care workers have continued to emphasize that bed counts are fluid, constantly changing with patient conditions and hospital efforts to maximize space and treatments. Schools The three-day average hospitalizations in the Northwest Region is 24 with 10 in the ICU. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center reported it had six confirmed positive COVID-19 patients with two in the ICU, and Integris Bass Baptist Health Center reported 10 patients on Wednesday with four in the ICU.
Statewide, there have been 456 hospitalizations in the past week, bringing the total hospitalizations to 35,713 since the first case was confirmed in Oklahoma in March 2020. OSDH reported a three-day average of 740 total COVID-19 hospitalizations — including 21 pediatric hospitalizations — a decrease of 98 since last week. Of those, 228 are in the ICU across the state. Hospitalizations
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