The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Wednesday afternoon website update showed that four new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in LeFlore County — two apiece in Shady Point and Wister.

The number of active cases as of Wednesday afternoon was at 87. The active cases were: Poteau — 20, Pocola — 11, Wister — 11, Spiro — 9, Heavener — 8, Shady Point — 6, Talihina — 5, Bokoshe — 4, Cameron — 4, Panama — 4, Howe — 3, Arkoma — 2.

There have been no new deaths confirmed as the number still stands at 65 deaths due to either the virus itself or complications from COVID-19. The deaths are 20 in Poteau, 15 in Talihina, 12 in Heavener, three each in Bokoshe and Pocola, two apiece in Howe, Panama, Shady Point, Spiro and Wister and one each in Arkoma and Cameron. The Cameron death was the one which for months the OSDH did not verify where in the county it occurred.

There has been a Latimer County resident with a Talihina address and a Pushmataha County resident with a Talihina address also succumb to issues from COVID-19.

There have been 430,095 Oklahomans who have recovered from issues dealing with COVID-19 according to OSDH’s Wednesday afternoon update.

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