Canadian County’s first death from COVID-19 reported

Statewide numbers hit 565 cases of the virus

The first COVID-19 death in Canadian County has been reported Tuesday.

As more cases of COVID-19 are reported statewide, the numbers in Canadian County continued to climb this week.

As of Tuesday, there were 565 cases in the state. This includes 23 deaths.

In Canadian County there were 19 cases, including one death. In Oklahoma County there were 134 cases. There were 153 people hospitalized. The death toll Tuesday is at 17 people statewide.

Three positive cases have been confirmed at Integris Canadian Valley Hospital, 1201 Health Center Parkway.

“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we are beginning to see more patients present with symptoms who require testing,” hospital President Teresa Gray said Tuesday. “Currently, we have three positive COVID-19 patients; two in critical condition and one in stable condition.”

The Yukon hospital has had no deaths related to COVID-19, according to Gray.

Meanwhile, grocery stores and drug stores remained busy, with many shelves of essential items full after being depleted in recent weeks. Shelves were restocked with toilet paper, paper towels, hand wipes and other essentials at a number of stores around Yukon.

All dine-in restaurant service is prohibited but curbside, delivery and carry-out is allowed.

Check The Yukon Progress and for updates.