OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of the Tulsa-County Health Department says President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in late June “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new coronavirus cases there. Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart says the city has recorded nearly 500 confirmed new cases in the last two days. Statewide, Oklahoma is reporting 673 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus, the state’s second-highest daily total since the start of the pandemic. The new cases reported Wednesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health follow a record high of 858 cases that were reported on Tuesday.
By PAUL J. WEBER and JUAN A. LOZANO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is reporting a single-day record of 110 new deaths related to the coronavirus. The rising toll includes 35 deaths that officials on […]
By MELINDA DESLATTE and CHEVEL JOHNSON BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana pastor says he will keep violating a ban on gatherings put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus because God […]
TEXAKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Monday, an increase to 574 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. There have been 261 recoveries and 35 deaths. There are […]