For the seventh time in eight days, Texas continued an upward trend in hospitalizations of coronavirus patients. Texas health officials now report patients in hospitals are 2,326 for COVID-19, and there are 1,254 new cases. Health officials say that’s the most cases reported on a Monday, which is the lowest day of the week for new virus cases. Oklahoma reported 186 new COVID 19 cases, for a total of 8,417 confirmed cases. There were no further deaths reported on Monday.