One-day record of 65 COVID-19 deaths reported in Oklahoma
January 27, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has reported a new one-day record of 65 deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, the state health department said Wednesday.
The previous one-day record was 62, reported on Jan. 6, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health records.
The health department also reported 2,686 new virus cases Wednesday for totals of 3,388 deaths and 379,110 cases since the pandemic began.
The seven-day rolling average of new deaths in the state has increased the past two weeks from 33.29 per day to 40.86 while the rolling average of new cases has dec...