COVID

Three COVID related deaths were reported in Rogers County in the past 24 hours.

This is according to the data released Friday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. They report that all three were males in the 65 and older age group. This brings the total number of deaths in Rogers County to 45.

The Friday data also showed a total of 1,505 positive cases of COVID-19 in Rogers County, and 1,242 recovered cases.

There are 67,642 confirmed cases in Oklahoma, and a total of 888 deaths.

On August 13, Commissioner Frye issued a Public Health Advisory  with the support of Governor Kevin Stitt asking Oklahomans to participate in the following recommendations for the next four weeks to continue to drive down positive cases and help schools open safely:

•Orange and Red counties: Individuals age 11 and older wear face coverings in public settings, with exemptions including while eating at a restaurant, in a private office space, or at a religious ceremony where physical distancing can be achieved.

•Orange and Red counties: Restaurant staff wear face coverings and tables should maintain six feet of distance or more.

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