Angie Gentry Angie.email@example.com
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The cases of coronavirus continue to increase across the nation. The total of confirmed virus cases in the United States has reached 8,154,594 and 219,674 have lost their lives to this pandemic. As of Monday, a total of 108,073 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 in confirmed tests and the total number of deaths went up to 1,173, according to the state health department. Creek County residents has seen a total of 1,467 and 36 deaths. The community of Bristow has seen an increase in cases. The total confirmed cases since this began, in February, in the community has reached 224 as of Tuesday and nine deaths. As far as percentage wise, the age bracket of 18-35 continues to remain the highest for infections. The confirmed infection rate is at 35 percent; ages 26-49 is at 21.3 percent; ages 50-64 is at 18 percent and over 65 years is 13.99 percent. According to the health department, younger persons ages five to 17 is 9.59 percent and ages zero – four is at 1.9 percent.