UPDATE: Comanche Co. man, Cotton Co. woman die from COVID-19

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UPDATE / CORRECTION: Tuesday, April 21, 3:45 p.m.

Officials with the Comanche County Memorial Hospital have sent a corrected press release regarding two COVID-19 related deaths.

According to the corrected press release, a male passed away on April 20 in the morning from Comanche County and a female passed away this morning on April 21 from Cotton County. 

Previously, both late patients were reported from Comanche County.

See the full, corrected press release below:


COMANCHE COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Officials with Comanche County Memorial Hospital have reported two deaths in Comanche County linked to COVID-19.

According to the press release, a male passed away on April 20 in the morning and a female passed away this morning on April 21. 

Officials with CCMH said both patients were in the age range of 65 and older. 

CCMH currently has six COVID-19 patients in the hospital COVID ICU unit.  


If you have general questions about coronavirus, please call the Oklahoma State Department of Health call center at (877) 215-8336.

Officials are encouraging residents to follow the following steps to help protect their health and the health of others:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Practice social distancing
  • Stay home and away from others if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough

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