The number of active COVID-19 cases in Logan County hit an all-time high on Tuesday with the latest information from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
OSDH reports Logan County now has 72 active cases for the county with an estimated population of 48,000.
In total, 422 people in the county have tested positive for the virus. Of that number, 349 have recovered while one has died.
Of the 72 active cases, 30 are within Guthrie’s zip code (73044).
Coyle Public Schools returned to the classroom this week after COVID hit the small school last month, including their superintendent.
Guthrie Public Schools has not had a stop in classroom instruction. However, the school district has not been able to stay clear from the virus.
A classroom at Charter Oak Elementary was forced to go to distance learning earlier this month, while students at the junior high and high school had tested positive for COVID.
The school district said they continue to follow CDC guidelines, protocols set by the State Department of Health and the school district to decrease potential spread.
Across the state, 14 more virus-related deaths and 1,164 new confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Monday, according to daily numbers by the OSDH.
A total of 79,072 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 in confirmed tests and the total number of deaths went up to 962, the state health department said on Tuesday.
Three of the 14 deaths happened in the last 24 hours.
As of Tuesday morning, 1,022,767 tests have returned negative since testing began in February.