Health

COVID-19 Update as of Aug. 23, 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 53,165 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. This is an increase of 4,823 individuals in the past week.

As of Aug. 23, 726 individuals have died, which is an increase of 65 deaths in the state in the past week. Osage County has a total of 12 deaths since March, a total of 156 active cases and a total of 382 recoveries. 

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. 23, 2020.

Confirmed active cases by City as of Aug. 23, 2020
Tulsa – 966                              +53 cases in one week

Hominy – 101                         -9 cases in one week
Bartlesville – 71                      -11 cases in one week                        
Owasso – 69                           -14 cases in one week            
Cleveland – 29                        +8 cases in one week
Ponca City – 27                       +7 case in one week  
Skiatook – 22                          +3 case in one week                                      
Sperry – 10                              +1 cases in one week                                     
Pawhuska – 7                          -2 cases in one week
Barnsdall – 1                           -2 cases in one week  
Fairfax – 0                               -3 cases in one week                                      

Deaths by City as of Aug. 23, 2020
Tulsa – 91                                +9 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. 23, 2020
White – 54.65%

Unknown – 21.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native – 9.26%
Black or African American – 7.08%
Multiple Races/Other – 3.97%
Asian or Pacific Islander alone – 3.89%

Oklahoma Total Cases by Age Group
18-35               35.18%

36-49               21.77%
50-64               17.97%
65+                  13.80%
05-17               9.03%
00-04               2.24%

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