Alva Review-Courier -

Health officials report 88 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials reported no new deaths and 88 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, most of them connected to a hog processing plant in Guymon.

The Department of Health said 64% of its new positive cases were in Texas County in the Oklahoma Panhandle, where Seaboard Farms employs about 2,700 workers at the plant.

The department and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been working with local health officials to increase testing and contract tracing to contain and mitigate the spread of the virus in the region.

As of Monday, there were...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 08/06/2020 10:41