Active COVID Cases Drop Below 100 in Texas County

Joe Denoyer - May 29, 2020 2:22 pm

Total Confirmed Cases at 911 with 817 recovered, 5 deaths

By Miranda Gilbert

Emergency Management PIO

Texas County officials confirmed two positive COVID-19 tests on Friday, May 29. The results were for two Guymon residents. County officials confirmed Texas County’s COVID-19 count is now at 911 total cases. Residents are asked to continue to wear a face covering and maintain proper social distancing to continue to flatten the local curve.

Texas County is third in the state for total confirmed cases behind Tulsa County which has a total of 983 cases with 774 of those recovered and 51 deaths, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. OSDH is reporting Texas County at 908 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 817 recoveries, and 5 deaths. Oklahoma County has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state at 1254, 1098 recoveries, and 60 deaths. Oklahoma has a total of 6338 confirmed cases with 5,340 recovered and 329 deaths. OSDH reports 981 cumulative hospitalizations for a 15.48 percent hospitalization rate. Today the United States has 1,719,386 total confirmed cases with 399,991 recoveries and 101,380 deaths.

Not all agencies report data in the same 24-hour period, and officials recognize the occasional variance of numbers in reporting. For more data on confirmed COVID-19 cases visit the state’s website www.coronavirus.health.ok.gov. OSDH is not reporting hospitalizations or employers for our county COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19 case counts in each Texas County town with positives include:

Cities COVID-19 Cases

Guymon 758

Hooker 88

Tyrone 14

Optima 7

Goodwell 13

Texhoma 24

Hardesty 3

Adams 1

Unspecified 3

An investigation into any positive result is standard and persons in close contact with the person will be notified by the Oklahoma State Department of Health and advised of quarantine and testing procedure.

All residents are encouraged to execute safety guidelines as advised by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and stay safe at home.

 

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