A Tulsa ER doctor says he's frustrated so many are not following protocols when they’ve been exposed or infected: “People will be three or four days into this and take a test and it’s negative and think they’re done."
To health care workers like Hunter Hall, witnessing patients’ last breaths daily, the mounting death toll doesn’t just represent compounding grief. It’s also exacting a personal toll that feels like failure.
Over 16 hours, Oklahoma reported daily records for hospitalizations, ICU patients and deaths. The federal task force also says "students are letting their guards down with Thanksgiving break less than a week away."
Gene and Shirley May had been living in near-isolation before they died three days apart. Generations of Oral Roberts students got to know the high-school sweethearts over his 28 years teaching chemistry.