Health official: Oklahoma virus case count is accurate
January 22, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health's reporting of new coronavirus cases in recent days is accurate, health commissioner Dr. Lance Frye said Thursday, a day after voicing concern that the count may have been under-reported this week.
Frye told legislators Wednesday that a potential glitch in the department's reporting system may have led to fewer than 2,000 newly confirmed cases daily this week after topping 3,100 per day during six of the previous seven days, the Oklahoman reported.
"The COVID-19 case numbers have been significantly lower this week, which prompte...