After being one of the lowest weekly counts in the Oklahoma COVID-19 Alert System, Logan County has joined several Oklahoma counties in the moderate risk of the alert system with a hefty increase.
Last week the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Logan County at an 8.93 (low risk), which was ranked as the eighth lowest of the 77 counties.
Now one week later, the county has gone from a yellow to an orange county with a current 18.7 risk level. The previous high was 9.67 on July 17.
Majority of the counties saw an increase from a week ago.
According to the latest data from OSDH, Logan County has 85 active COVID cases. In total, 456 people have tested positive with 370 of those shown recovered. The county remains at one death.
The alert system is a four-tiered risk measurement tool with corresponding color categories that identify the current COVID-19 risk level.
The risk map ranges from “new normal” in the green up to “high risk” in the red. It features a four-tiered risk measurement tool with corresponding color categories that identify the current COVID-19 risk level.
According to the health department, each color category is based on daily new cases per 100,000 population.
• New Normal (Green) Phase: 0 < 1.43 daily new cases per 100,000 population (Click here for Green Guidelines)
• Low Risk (Yellow) Phase: 1.43 < 14.29 daily new cases per 100,000 population (Click here for Yellow Guidelines)
• Moderate-Risk (Orange) Phase: > 14.29 daily new cases per 100,000 population (Click here for Orange Guidelines)
• High-Risk (Red) Phase: > 14.29 daily new cases per 100,000 population plus one of four additional gates triggered
The following chart are the numbers for Logan County.
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