Record high coronavirus hospitalizations in Oklahoma
October 9, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of people hospitalized in Oklahoma due to the coronavirus surged to a record one-day high of 749 on Friday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The number hospitalized either with the virus or under investigation for infection surpassed the previous high of 738 reported on Wednesday.
The department also reported 1,524 newly confirmed cases of the virus, the second highest daily increase since 1,7,14 new cases were reported on July 21, and 97,088 total cases. There are six additional deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus,...