The Latest: Oklahoma says case rise due in part to glitch
November 8, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma on Saturday more than doubled the previous one-day record, but the state Department of Health said a bureaucratic backlog and duplicate reporting partially account for the steep increase.
There were 4,741 new cases, bringing the total to 136,492 since the pandemic began, the department said. The previous one-day record of 2,101 new cases was recorded Thursday as cases in the state have surged in recent weeks.
"We have reason to believe that our normal case count would have continued on an upward trajectory without...