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Increase in Oklahoma COVID-19 daily case total slows


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The pace slowed Friday in the increase of reported coronavirus infections in Oklahoma, according to state health officials.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health said 96 new people have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. That is 12 cases fewer than those reported Thursday but pushed the state total for the outbreak slightly past 7,000, to 7,003.

The true numbers are likely higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick.

One death was reported Friday, one fewer than t...

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