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Woods County Covid-19 numbers drop by 16


November 5, 2021

The number of active cases of Covid-19 has dropped by 16 in Woods County this week, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). In the weekly report issued Wednesday, the OSDH shows Woods County with nine active cases, down from 28 last week. The number of Covid deaths in the county increased by one to 26.

The OSDH reports that 59.1 percent of the eligible population of Oklahoma was fully vaccinated as of Oct. 25. Of those hospitalized, 14.4 percent were fully vaccinated while 81.5 percent of hospital patients with Covid-19 were non-vaccinated. The health department shows the number of people receiving booster vaccinations increased by 24.7 since the previous week.

In Wednesday's report, the number of active Covid cases in Oklahoma was 6,398. The risk level map for Oklahoma shows 48 counties in orange, 27 in yellow and two green.

Looking at Woods County communities, Alva has nine active cases, down from 23. Freedom and Waynoka each have one, and Dacoma has none. Bill Johnson Correctional Center in Alva has no cases.

In their report issued Friday, Oct. 29, Northwestern Oklahoma State University reports four students and no employees with Covid-19. The number reflects cases from the three campuses in Alva, Enid and Woodward.

At 16 this week, Alfalfa County had an increase of six. Woodward County numbers also went up with this week's number of 79 being seven higher. Harper County with two and Major County with 23 had decreases.


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