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Stitt: Up to 6,800 hospital beds needed for virus patients

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma will need up to 6,800 hospital beds to treat coronavirus patients at the peak of the pandemic, Gov. Kevin Stitt said Wednesday.

But Stitt acknowledged that scientists and health officers remain unsure when the peak would arrive.

"Projecting the spread of COVID is not an exact science, we have some models and predictive analysts that are showing spikes in early April ... we've seen late August and kind of everything in between. As we get more testing, as we get more data, that cone of uncertainty will start to narrow," he said.

The governor's office has said t...



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