A third resident of Kay County has been confirmed to have the coronavirus as the number of positive tests in Oklahoma grew to 48 as of Friday afternoon.

According to the Ponca City News, a resident at the Ponca City Nursing and Rehabiltation was sent to the hospital during the weekend after getting sick and has since tested positive for COVID-19.

Another resident at the facility in close contact with the person has been tested for COVID-19. Read the Ponca News story here.

The number of known cases in Kansas reached 44 as of Friday afternoon, up from 34 the previous day, according to the state health department. The increase mostly occurred in Johnson County, which now has 23 confirmed cases.

There were still no reported cased in Cowley County.


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