Oklahoma virus hospitalizations top 1,400, spread unyielding


November 19, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of hospitalizations in Oklahoma due to the coronavirus surpassed 1,400 on Wednesday for a new daily record, and a surge in cases is linked to Halloween events, according to a report by the White House Coronavirus Task Force.

The state did not restrict trick-or-treating on Halloween and has not limited social gatherings.

"Increases from the past two weeks correlate with Halloween and related activities," according to the task force report, which said Oklahoma remains in the red zone for cases with more than 101 per 100,000 residents.

The task force report r...

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