On the day Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt announced he had tested positive for COVID-19, Logan County saw its largest number of active COVID-19 cases.
Stitt made the announcement from his home during a joint press conference on Wednesday morning.
The governor said that he “feels fine” and does not exhibit many symptoms other than feeling “a kind of achy cold.”
Despite his positive test, Stitt said he does not plan to issue a statewide mask mandate.
Oklahoma saw 1,075 new cases on Wednesday for a single day high. The mark eclipses the previous high of 993 cases from just a day ago.
Other state wide COVID reports shows four new deaths to push the total to 432. The state health department reports 561 people are currently hospitalized due to the virus.
For Logan County, 10 new cases were reported on Wednesday to move the total to 111 county wide.
Of the 111 cases, 41 remain active, which is a one day county high. Previously, the high was 39 active cases on both July 12 and July 13.
Guthrie continues to have the highest total cases in the county with 61. Of the total cases, 39 have recovered and 22 remain active.
The death count for Logan County remains at one.
County Breakdown as of July 15, 2020:
Guthrie — 61 total cases — 39 recoveries — 22 active cases
Crescent — 3 total cases — 3 recoveries — 0 active cases
Mulhall — 3 total cases — 2 recoveries — 1 active cases
Langston — 2 total cases — 2 recoveries — 0 active cases
Unincorporated Areas — 69 total cases — 46 recoveries — 18 active cases