What we know about the 725 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Texoma

TEXOMA (KXII) - As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, there have been 725 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths, with 406 recovered patients in Texoma.

Lamar county confirmed a new death Wednesday evening, making 11 deaths total in the county. The new death is associated with Stillhouse Rehabilitation Services and Healthcare Center. There have been nine deaths tied to nursing homes in Lamar County.

Lamar County also confirmed two new cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases there to 138. Officials say 131 of the cases are due to community spread. As of Wednesday, 71 patients in the county have recovered.

Grayson County reported six new positive cases, bringing the total to 316. All of the new cases are isolating at home. Three of the new cases had close contact with another confirmed case, the other three had no known exposure. The patients are 10-years-old, 12-years-old, late teens and in the 30s, 50s and 60s. At least 190 patients have recovered in the county, and two patients have died.

Cooke County reported a new case Wednesday afternoon, making 16 total cases in the county. 13 patients have recovered.

State health officials in Oklahoma reported 21 new cases in these southern Oklahoma counties Wednesday morning:

County (No. of New Cases Wednesday)
Carter (11)
McCurtain (3)
Choctaw (2)
Bryan (1)
Garvin (1)
Atoka (1)
Murray (1)
Pontotoc (1)

Here are our COVID-19 stats by county, as of 3:50 p.m. Wednesday:

Atoka: 2 (1 recovered)
Bryan: 23 (1 death, 15 recovered)
Carter: 36 (1 death, 12 recovered)
Choctaw: 27 (10 recovered)
Coal: 1 (1 recovered)
Garvin: 16 (1 death, 14 recovered)
Johnston: 3 (3 recovered)
Love: 15 (3 recovered)
Marshall: 8 (5 recovered)
McCurtain: 32 (12 recovered)
Murray: 3 (2 recovered)
Pontotoc: 12 (2 deaths, 8 recovered)
Pushmataha: 2 (1 recovered)
Stephens: 37 (1 death, 24 recovered)

Cooke: 16 (13 recovered)
Fannin: 38 (2 deaths, 20 recovered)
Grayson: 316 (2 deaths, 190 recovered)
Lamar: 136 (9 deaths, 71 recovered)

If you have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19 or have had contact with someone who has COVID-19 and have developed fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath within 14 days of your travel, call your healthcare provider. To prevent potential spread, please alert your provider before arriving to the provider’s office or emergency department.