Alfalfa County among Oklahoma hot spots for Covid
January 20, 2021
A story from KOCO TV in Oklahoma City Monday was headlined “Data shows significant spread of Covid-19 in rural Oklahoma counties.” Using an analysis by Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health, the article states “hot spots can be seen in counties like Roger Mills, Adair, Love and Alfalfa, with developing hot spots in south-central Oklahoma.”
The analysis compares the per capita number of cases around the state. The Center for Rural Health says there have been 90 deaths per 100,000 people in in rural areas this month compared to 71 in urban areas.
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