Health

COVID-19 Update as of Aug. 16, 2020

Photo caption: Image by Oklahoma State Department of Health. 

The Osage News is providing a weekly summary of COVID-19 data compiled by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

According to the OSDH, Oklahoma has a total of 48,342 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. This is an increase of 4,776 individuals in the past week.

As of Aug. 16, 661 individuals have died, which is an increase of 58 deaths in the state in the past week. Osage County has a total of 12 deaths since March and a total of 382 recoveries. 

According to the City of Hominy, more than 100 prisoners at the Dick Conner Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19. City officials were unaware of anyone outside the prison who might have been included in the results.

The OSDH provides free COVID-19 testing at 80 locations throughout Oklahoma and encourages everyone to get tested. An interactive map of testing sites can be found by clicking here.

The News has pulled data to reflect the situation of the virus spread within Osage County, its towns and surrounding cities frequented by Osage County residents, such as Tulsa, Ponca City and Bartlesville. 

Below is data from the latest OSDH COVID-19 Report as of Aug. 16, 2020.

Confirmed active cases by City as of Aug. 16, 2020
Tulsa – 913                              -61 cases in one week 
Hominy – 110                         +102 cases in one week              
Owasso – 83                           +20 cases in one week           
Bartlesville – 82                      +33 cases in one week   
Cleveland – 21                        +10 cases in one week 
Ponca City – 20                       -1 case in one week   
Skiatook – 19                          -1 case in one week                                   
Pawhuska – 9                          +4 cases in one week 
Sperry – 9                                -2 cases in one week              
Fairfax – 3                               -2 cases in one week  
Barnsdall – 3                           +2 cases in one week             

Deaths by City as of Aug. 16, 2020
Tulsa – 82                                +2 deaths in one week                                  

Bartlesville – 37                      no new deaths
Ponca City – 8                         no new deaths 
Skiatook – 7                            no new deaths                        
Cleveland – 3                         no new deaths
Barnsdall – 2                           no new deaths
Owasso – 2                              no new deaths
Hominy – 2                              no new deaths
Sperry – 1                                no new deaths
Pawhuska – 0                          no deaths       
Fairfax – 0                               no deaths

Oklahoma Total Cases by Race as of Aug. 16, 2020
White – 54.59%

Unknown – 21.18%
American Indian or Alaska Native – 9.18%
Black or African American – 6.98%
Asian or Pacific Islander alone – 4.08%
Multiple Races/Other – 3.99%

Oklahoma Total Cases by Age Group
18-35               35.16%

36-49               21.94%
50-64               17.92%
65+                  13.85%
05-17               8.85%
00-04               2.28%

To view more data for the state of Oklahoma, visit: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/