Some health department also advise the public to check their Facebook pages for more information regarding testing. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.. Clear to partly cloudy. The average age of those who have died is 74.8. You entered your name, but no text. This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories. State Health Department officials are encouraging Oklahomans to get tested for COVID-19, saying recently that due to adequate supplies, residents no longer need to exhibit symptoms or report exposure to someone with the virus to get in line for testing. Do you have a story idea for the News & Eagle? Some health department also advise the public to check their Facebook pages for more information regarding testing. The average age of those who have died is 74.7. Cumulative COVID-19 cases by city or town in Northwest Oklahoma include 2,118 in Enid (292 active); 892 Fort Supply (10 active); 252 in Woodward (36 active); 202 in Kingfisher (38 active); 188 in Hennessey (14 active); 142 in Alva (30 active); 92 in Fairview (30 active); 70 in Watonga (15 active); 61 in Helena (eight active); 60 in Okarche (14 active); 41 in Mooreland (four active); 40 in Waukomis (14 active); 39 in Cashion (10 active); 35 in Garber (two active); 34 each in Dover (11 active) and Lahoma (12 active); 31 in Okeene (seven active); 28 each in Canton (three active) and Pond Creek (nine active); 27 in Cherokee (six active); 25 in Medford (five active); 22 in Seiling (four active); 21 in Ringwood (one active); 17 in Fairmont; 13 each in Billings and Longdale (two active); 12 each in Ames, Covington (two active) and Waynoka (two active); 11 each in Cleo Springs and Kremlin (two active); 10 each in Burlington (four active), Meno (two active) and Nash (two active); nine in Lamont; eight in Orlando (one active); seven each in Sharon (four active) and Wakita (three active); six each in Hunter and Mullhall; five each in Carmen (three active), Drummond (one active), Freedom (one active), Hitchcock and Marshall (one active); four in Goltry; three in Hillsdale; two in Deer Creek; and one in Aline, according to data released by OSDH on Thursday. October has been a month of records in single-day case increases, with 1,524 on Oct. 9 and 1,533 recorded Oct. 10, according to Saxum, the public relations firm hired to represent the Health Department. Governor Stitt And State Leaders Provide An Update State's Response to COVID-19. Medical surgery beds were down to 14% availability, according to OSDH. BREAKING NEWS on the COVID-19 threat and its impact is available at https://www.enidnews.com/virus and is free for all readers. In Enid, St. Mary's Regional Medical Center reported 12 confirmed positive COVID-19 inpatients and one new death, and Integris Bass Baptist Health Center reported 17 … For a full list of county drive-through testing, go to https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/drive-thru-testing. Cumulative COVID-19 cases by city or town in Northwest Oklahoma include 1,702 in Enid (308 active); Fort Supply 869 (40 active); 190 in Woodward (40 active); 166 in Hennessey (16 active); 139 in Kingfisher (27 active); 101 in Alva (15 active); 57 in Watonga (six active); 52 in Helena (eight active); 46 in Fairview (six active); 43 in Okarche (four active); 34 in Mooreland (four active); 30 in Garber (eight active); 25 in Canton (three active); 23 each in Dover (nine active) and Waukomis (nine active); 22 in Cashion (two active); 20 in Okeene (10 active); 19 in Ringwood (three active); 18 in Medford (four active); 17 in Seiling (one active); 15 each Cherokee (four active) and Lahoma (four active); 14 each in Fairmont (six active) and Pond Creek (four active); 11 each in Billings and Longdale (three active); 10 in Lamont (three active); eight each in Cleo Springs (five active), Kremlin (two active) and Meno; seven each in Ames and Orlando; six each in Nash and Waynoka (three active); five each in Covington, Hitchcock (one active) and Mulhall (one active); four each in Drummond, Freedom, Hunter (two active), Jet (one active), Marshall and Wakita (one active); hree in Goltry (one active); two each in Burlington (one active), Deer Creek and Hillsdale; and one each in Carmen and Sharon (one active), according to data released by OSDH on Sunday. Optional: Provide your email address for the deceased's family to reach you. January 09, 1942 - October 16, 2020 Bill was born in Cherokee, Okla., to William E. and Mary (Anderson) Kerr on Jan. 9, 1942. •• All breaking news is fully accessible on the Enid News & Eagle website. Increases in cases at long-term care facilities include one each Greenbrier Nursing Home and The Living Center in Enid. Oklahoma gained 1,006 new COVID-19 cases, and nine more deaths, all in the 65 and older age group, were reported Wednesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Outdoor visitation is the initial phase of a staged reopening plan, “which relies on many factors to keep moving forward,” according to officials. The district reported 251 people were in close-contact quarantine or positive-case isolation on Friday, up from 215 on Thursday, according to figures posted on the district’s website.