Beckham County Health Department Announces First County Death Associated with COVID-19

The Beckham County Health Department, along with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), announced the first death associated with COVID-19 in Beckham County on Saturday, August 1, 2020. It has been reported the patient was a male in the 65+ age group. “This is a sad day in our community,” said Regional Director Brandie Combs. “Our thoughts and condolences are with the family during this difficult time.” Public health officials continue to work in the county and across the state offering testing, conducting investigations, and reminding the public about the risks to older adults and those who have compromised…

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