Oklahoma coronavirus cases soar to one-day record increase
October 25, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A one-day record increase of more than 1,800 newly confirmed coronavirus cases was reported Saturday in Oklahoma by the state health department.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health report comes one day after Gov. Kevin Stitt extended a state of emergency due to the pandemic.
Stitt on Friday extended for 30 days his emergency order first issued March 15 and extended several times.
The health department reported 1,829 new cases for a total of 115,685 since the start of the pandemic and 924 people hospitalized due the virus, down from a record high of 956 hospitaliza...