Halloween to blame as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise 'week over week,' White House report states
In a 16-hour period, Oklahoma reported COVID-19 daily records for hospitalizations, ICU patients and deaths.
Additionally, the state's seven-day moving average of new cases Wednesday hit a record 2,729. Hospitalizations, ICU patients and deaths are all metrics that lag new cases.
The White House Coronavirus Task Force report dated Nov. 15 was released Wednesday, and it didn't mince words about Oklahoma's situation.
* COVID-19 in Oklahoma tracker: Updates on new cases, deaths for November