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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma has increased by more than 1,200 with eight more deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the illness, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported on Saturday,

The department reported 37,731 confirmed cases of the virus and 549 deaths, an increase of 1,244 cases from the 36,487 confirmed cases and 541 deaths on Friday.

A daily record of 1,401 increases in cases was reported Monday. The true number of cases in Oklahoma is likely higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick.

The health department reported about 6,900 active cases on Saturday and said 30,282 people have recovered from the virus.

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death. The vast majority of people recover.

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The Iowa Department of Public Health reports more than 46,000 Iowans have now tested positive for coronavirus.

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As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, IDPH reported 510 new cases and 8 additional deaths. There have been 46,492 positive cases, 34,659 recoveries and 893 deaths since the pandemic began. As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, IDPH had reported a total of 45,982 positive cases and 885 deaths.

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IDPH reported 498,045 Iowans have been tested for the virus. There were 4,613 individuals tested the previous day, with a 5.7% positivity rate.

IDPH reported 248 Iowans currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up from 243 the previous day. There are 77 patients listed in intensive care, up from 75 the previous day. There are 34 patients on ventilators, up from 32 the previous day. IDPH reports a spike in patients admitted in the last 24 hours, with 44 new patients admitted. That’s up from 24 the previous day.

IDPH reported approximately 3,250 inpatient beds available in the state, with 485 ICU beds and 777 ventilators available.

There are now 25 outbreaks in Iowa’s long-term care facilities, up from 24 the previous day. IPDH reports 828 positive cases and 412 recoveries within those facilities. There have been 479 deaths in Iowa’s long-term care facilities.

The Iowa Department of Public Health provides the latest COVID-19 information in real time on this website. KCCI publishes a snapshot of the previous 24 hours of data each day at 10 a.m.


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