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Hospitals treat hundreds after Oklahoma tornado

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hospital officials say they've treated hundreds of patients, including dozens of children, since a tornado hit an Oklahoma City suburb.

About 60 patients remained hospitalized Tuesday following Monday's tornado.

Norman Regional Hospital spokeswoman Melissa Herron says 20 of the more than 100 patients her hospital treated remain hospitalized.

Spokeswoman Brooke Cayot says about 20 of the 90 patients seen at Integris Southwest Medical Center also remain in the hospital.

OU Medical Center spokesman Scott Coppenbarger says his hospital has treated 93 people, including 59 children. Twenty remained hospitalized Tuesday, including four adults who were treated after Sunday's storms.

St. Anthony Hospital spokeswoman Sandra Payne says her hospital and affiliated facilities have seen 36 patients, including 14 children. Three children were transferred elsewhere. All other patients there were being released.

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