Virus now claims 46 Oklahoma lives, more than 1,200 cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma State Department of Health says the number of coronavirus cases in the state has now surpassed 1,200 and reports four more deaths.

The department on Saturday said there are at least 1,252 cases and 46 COVID-19 deaths.

The department reports 35 of the 46 deaths are people aged 65 or over and the four latest deaths, three men and a woman, were each in that age group.

The vast majority of of those who contract COVID-19 recover.