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Oklahoma City mayor reports 'tsunami of cases' among young


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City's metro area is witnessing an alarming spike in COVID-19 infections among young people that is being driven largely by "super spreader" indoor events like church activities, fitness classes, weddings, funerals and at bars, city officials said Tuesday.

Mayor David Holt held his first press conference in weeks to discuss the dramatic increase in the number of new cases, especially among people in the 18 to 49 age group, and a spike in hospitalizations.

While evidence suggests young people are less susceptible to serious illness and death, Holt said he fear...

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