Oklahoma virus hospitalizations remain near record high
October 18, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of hospitalizations due to the coronavirus remained near a record high in Oklahoma on Saturday while the number of reported cases increased by 1,195 and deaths rose by 14, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
There were a reported 792 people hospitalized, the department reported, one fewer than the one-day record of 793 reported Friday. There are 106,503 total cases reported since the pandemic began in March and 1,168 deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.
The true number of coronavirus cases in Oklahoma is likely higher...