Woods County Covid cases increase to 71


September 2, 2021

According to the weekly report released Wednesday, Aug. 31, by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), the state now has 26,640 active cases of Covid-19. The risk level map shows 76 counties in the "orange" level with only Harper County in "yellow."

In the health department Region 1 covering northwestern Oklahoma, the three-day average of hospitalizations is 47 with 11 in ICU. The state total is 1,477 hospitalized with 413 in ICU. State hospitalizations include 41 in pediatric beds.

Active case numbers increased by seven for a total of 71 currently in Woods County. Deaths in the county attributed to Covid-19 increased by one to a total of 19.

Cases increased in all the counties surrounding Woods except for Harper County, which dropped from four last week to two on Aug. 31. Alfalfa County increased by three to 24, Major County went up 13 to 50, and Woodward County increased by 12 to 48. Garfield County, which includes Enid, went up 80 for a total of 256.

In Woods County, Alva has the most active cases with 58, up one from a week ago. Freedom has five active cases, up four from last week. Dacoma now has three active cases, up from zero last week. Waynoka decreased by one to four cases this week. Bill Johnson Correctional Center in Alva still shows no cases, according to the Department of Corrections.


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