Oklahoma death toll reaches 42 as virus outbreak continues

The Associated Press - April 5, 2020 8:43 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials say four more people have died in Oklahoma after contracting the coronavirus, bringing the state’s death toll to 42.

The State Department of Health reported on Saturday that another 171 Oklahomans have tested positive for the virus as the total number of cases reached 1,159. The four new deaths were two women and two men, with three of them over age 65. The victims were from Cleveland, Latimer, Osage and Washington counties.

On Friday, KFOR-TV reported that four of the deaths in Oklahoma were at Grace Living Center, a nursing home in Norman.


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