Oklahoma COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to climb
October 21, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of people hospitalized in Oklahoma due to the coronavirus jumped by nearly 50 on Wednesday to a one-day record high of 870, up from 821 a day earlier, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported.
State officials on Tuesday announced a plan to deal with a surge in the number of people hospitalized due to the coronavirus by transferring patients when certain regions become overwhelmed.
Oklahoma remains in the red zone for both confirmed cases and test positivity, and more than half of the state's 77 counties reporting high levels of community transmissio...