President of the Donald Trumps vælgermøde in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the end of June has 'probably contributed' to a dramatic increase in the number of new cases of coronavirus.
It says the executive director of health authorities in the city, Bruce Dart, Wednesday, writes the news agency AP.
With 261 cases registered Tulsa County on Monday, a record high number of new cases in a single day and a further 206 new cases on Tuesday.
Although health authorities in Tulsa has a policy not to publish the individual sites, where people may have been infected by the virus, says Bruce Dart, that it is 'more than likely' that the large assemblies have contributed to the increase.
In recent days we have seen almost 500 new cases, and for a little over two weeks ago we had several major events.
- So, actually, we put two and two together, says sundhedsdirektøren.
the News agency AP has tried to get a comment from a spokesperson for the Trumps, in this campaign, but none is returned on your query.
the President and his kampagnelejr has received harsh criticism for to gather thousands of people indoors in Tulsa without having to have rules about the distance or the distribution of mundbind.
Up to and after the support in Tulsa was more staff from Trumps kampagnestab also tested positive for the coronavirus.
A journalist who attended in support, was among those who tested positive for coronavirus, together with the six of Trumps campaign workers and two Secret Service agents.
the state government registered the State's health authorities on Wednesday 673 new smittetilfælde. It is the second highest number of new smittetilfælde in the 24 hours since the pandemic beginnings, writes the AP.
on Tuesday, there was registered the record number of 858 new cases.
This brings the total number of confirmed smittetilfælde in Oklahoma up on the 17.893. There is supposed to be a large mørketal, since many are not being tested, just that some infected individuals do not exhibit symptoms.