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Oklahoma health agency reverses decision on COVID-19 data

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday reversed course on its decision from earlier this week to no longer release COVID-19 infection data by city and zip code.

The agency made the move after consulting with Attorney General Mike Hunter, who advised them releasing epidemiological information for statistical purposes is legal as long as no individual person can be identified.

Hunter said in a statement the release of the more detailed infection data by locality "threads the needle of providing up-to-date information to the public while protecting the pri...



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