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Oklahoma reports 687 new coronavirus cases, 5 more deaths


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has reported 687 more cases confirmed of the new coronavirus Saturday, the second greatest daily increase since tracking of the outbreak began in March.

The daily count was second only to the record 858 new cases confirmed Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 19,779 since tracking began in March. Of those, 15,136 patients have recovered.

State health officials reported five new deaths related to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus, bringing the state's death toll for the outbreak to 421. There are 4,222 active cases in the state, according to the state health department.


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