From Staff Reports
Another death from COVID-19 has been reported in Yukon by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Meanwhile, INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital in Yukon is diverting COVID-19 positive cases to other hospitals with more room, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Canadian County has had 21 people die from COVID-19, the Oklahoma Department of Health reports.
There have been 3,469 cases reported and 2,764 people recover in the county since the pandemic began in March.
The seventh death in Yukon was reported by the health department on Monday.
Yukon has had 1,691 cases and 1,403 people recover.
El Reno has had 733 people with COVID-19, eight deaths and 472 people recover from it.
Mustang reports 581 cases, four deaths and 491 people who have recovered.
Piedmont has had 255 cases, two deaths and 219 people recover.
Okarche has had 54 cases, no deaths and 45 people recover.
At INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital in Yukon on Tuesday, there were nine patients who were positive for COVID-19, hospital spokeswoman Brooke Cayot said. Four patients were in the intensive care and five other patients were being treated. Two patients were taken to INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City because of the lack of beds in Yukon, Cayot said.
Two more patients’ had symptoms, and test results were pending.
The hospital is sending patients with COVID-19 to other facilities, Cayot said.
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