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ADD THE COME OUT WE ARE SEEING WITH SOME PEOPLE THE LINGERING EFFECTS OF THIS MIGHT BE WORS THAN THE VIRUS ITSELF. ABIGAIL: ABSOLUTELY CAN BE. THEY CALL THEM LONG-HAULERS. THESE FOLKS ARE STARTING TO REALIZE, THESE LONG-TERM EFFECTS ARE NO JOKE, AND THEY COULD STAY WITH YOU FOR MONTHS, YEARS, POSSIBLY THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. TONIGHT, WE’RE HEARING FROM LONG HAUER PATIENT IN AN EXPERT WHO STUDIES THIS NEW PART OF THE COVID-19 FIGHT. >> IT’S IMPORTANT TO KNOW COVID IS NOT AN ALL OR NOTHING, YOU DIE OR YOURE FINE. THERE’S A WHOLE LOT IN THE MIDDLE GROUND THAT COULD IMPAC LIVES FOR A VERY LONG TIME ABIGAIL: THAT WHAT BRAD BENEFIELD OF MOORE IS NOW REALIZING. >> I FEEL LIKE I HAVE THE ENERGY TO GO DO STUFF AND THEN WHENEVER I START, IT’S, LIKE, OH, N YOU DON’T HAVE THE ENERGY. ABIGAIL: HE TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN MARCH. >> STARTED FEELING A LITTLE BIT OF A TICKLE IN MY THROAT AT NIGHT. LIKE, YO KNOW, YOU HAVE THIS VIRUS AND PEOPLE ARE DYING FROM IT. ABIGAIL: HE SAID SYMPTOMS AND PANIC IMMEDIATELY SET IN. BRAD RECOVERED FROM ACTIVE COVID MONTHS AGO, BUT NOW, HE’S SEEING SOMETHING ELSE, BECOMING A COVID-19 LONG-HAULER. >> IT IS A CONDITION THAT OFTEN TAKES MANAGEMENT. ABIGAIL: ELIZA CHAKRAVARTY, WITH OKLAHOMA MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, SAYS COVID-19 LONG-HAULERS CAN HAVE LUNG ISSUES, BRAIN FOG, SHORTNESS OF BREATH, EVEN INFLAMMATION OF T HEART, ALL AFFECTING YOUNGER, HEALTHY PEOPLE CELLS WHERE THEY’RE INFLAMED SO THEY’RE NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY SO THE HEART IS NOT BEATING AS WELL AS IT SHOUL CIVIL PEOPLE WHO WERE RUNNIN SEVEN MILES A DAY ARE NOW STRUGGLING GOING DOWN THE DRIVEWAY. SO IT CAN REALLY TAKE YOU OUT FROM THE KNEES. ABIGAIL: SHE SAYS THAT THESE PROBLEMS CAN EVEN TURN INTO LIFELONG CHRONIC DISEASES. >> JUST CUZ YOU DON’T DIE FROM COVID DOESN’T MEAN THAT YOU’RE OK. >> THERE’S NO TELLING WHAT IT’ DONE LONG-TERM. THERE IS NO TELLING. I MEAN, IT IS SCARY. ABIGAIL: IT REALLY IS SCARY. SO, HOW MANY COVID PATIENTS WILL BECOME LONG-HAULERS? THE DISEASE IS TOO NEW TO KNOW, FOR SURE. BUT OMRF SAYS THERE WAS A STUDY IN EUROPE OF 143 COVID PATIENTS. 43% STILL HAD SHORTNESS OF BREATH MONTHS AFTER THE VIRUS RAN ITS COURSE I ALSO WANT TO POINT OUT B

COVID-19 maps of Oklahoma: Latest coronavirus cases by county

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, we’re tracking the number of cases here in Oklahoma.The coronavirus outbreak first started in Wuhan, China and has since spread across the globe, impacting Italy, Canada and the United States to name a few countries. The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported on January 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The number of cases in the United States began to spike late February and by late March, the number of cases in the country eclipsed 150,000.What’s New: Week of Oct. 5, 2020More than 7.4 million people in the country have been infected with the virus and more than 209,000 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.President Donald Trump announced early Friday morning that he was infected with COVID-19. Since then, several members of his inner circle have also announced positive tests. Here’s what we know. Only three U.S. states are reporting a decline in new COVID-19 cases compared to last week.The goal of contact tracing is to alert people who may have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus, and prevent them from spreading it to others. But what is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19? Here is a breakdown of the number of cases in Oklahoma. The data is from the Oklahoma Department of Health and will be updated when we learn of new information.Mobile app users, click here to view the map.More on COVID-19 in OklahomaLatest coronavirus information, helpful resources

  • As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, we’re tracking the number of cases here in Oklahoma.

The coronavirus outbreak first started in Wuhan, China and has since spread across the globe, impacting Italy, Canada and the United States to name a few countries. The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported on January 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The number of cases in the United States began to spike late February and by late March, the number of cases in the country eclipsed 150,000.

What’s New: Week of Oct. 5, 2020

More than 7.4 million people in the country have been infected with the virus and more than 209,000 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

President Donald Trump announced early Friday morning that he was infected with COVID-19. Since then, several members of his inner circle have also announced positive tests. Here’s what we know. Only three U.S. states are reporting a decline in new COVID-19 cases compared to last week.

The goal of contact tracing is to alert people who may have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus, and prevent them from spreading it to others. But what is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?

Here is a breakdown of the number of cases in Oklahoma. The data is from the Oklahoma Department of Health and will be updated when we learn of new information.


Mobile app users, click here to view the map.

More on COVID-19 in Oklahoma

Latest coronavirus information, helpful resources