Grove, Oklahoma, climbs to nine deaths due to COVID-19, ranking #4 in the state

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Rep Josh West confirms that all nine deaths in Delaware County are in Grove Oklahoma

Grove, Oklahoma, now has 9 fatal cases attributed to COVID-19. Ranking #4 in the state behind Ok City, Tulsa & Norman.

DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla. Oklahoma State Health Department have updated their numbers for Tuesday. There are 21 additional deaths attributed to CORONAVIRUS, five occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 14-April 19.

“Four in Delaware County; a male and female in the 50 – 64 age group and two males in the age group of 65 and older. There are 164 total deaths in the state.”

Oklahoma State Health Department Daily Update


  • Delaware County (Grove, Jay) has 87 confirmed cases, 9 deaths.
  • Ottawa County (Miami) has 27 confirmed cases, no deaths.
  • Craig County (Vinita) has 8 confirmed cases, no deaths.


According to Oklahoma State Department of Health LTC (Long Term Care) numbers as of Sunday night, April 19, at midnight there are 73 people who have tested positive at the Grove Nursing Center. The number of residents and staff testing positive continues to climb.

48 residents, 25 staff, 73 total, 5 confirmed fatal cases.


Oklahoma Rep Josh West House Dist. 5 confirms Tuesday via social media that there are nine (9) deaths due to COVID-19 in Delaware County. Not attributing them all to Grove Nursing Center specifically. However attributing them all to Grove.

Local municipality numbers:
Town/Total Cases/Total Deaths/Recovered/Active
Grove: 68/9/20 – Active cases 39*
Afton: 12/0/9 – Active cases 3*
Jay: 8/0/4 – Active cases 4*
Fairland: 2/0/1 – Active cases 1*
Wyandotte: 1/0/1 – Active cases 0*
Colcord: 1/0/1 – Active cases 0*
Big Cabin: 1/1/0 – Active cases 0*
Oaks: 1/0/0 – Active cases 1*
Disney: 1/0/1 – Active cases 0*
Miami: 11/0/2 – Active cases 9*

Ok Rep Josh West House Dist. 5
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