Oklahoma reports a new daily record of confirmed COVID cases
July 8, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma hit a new daily record high of confirmed coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with 858 reported in the last 24 hours, health officials said.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health also reported five additional deaths from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 404.
Oklahoma has been experiencing a surge in hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, with 426 people currently hospitalized because of the disease, an increase of more than 100 from the same time last week, according to health department figures.
Of particular concern is the rapidly dwindling avail...