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Oklahoma reports 510 new confirmed cases, first child death

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials on Monday reported 510 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and noted the state's first death of a child from the disease.

Officials at Fort Sill Army Post in southwest Oklahoma confirmed a 13-year-old dependent of a service member stationed there tested positive for COVID-19 and died Friday at Comanche County Memorial Hospital.

"Our entire Lawton Fort Sill community is deeply saddened," Maj Gen. Ken Kamper, commanding general of Fort Sill, said in a statement.

The family members are currently in isolation at their home at Fort Sill, officials sai...



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