Sunday, July 26th 2020, 11:05 am
By: News 9, News On 6
On July 15, Gov. Kevin Stitt said he had tested positive for COVID-19, making him the very first governor in the country to test favorable for the virus. He has considering that published video updates of concerning his health and quarantine.
Oklahoma reported its very first kid death related to the infection on July 12. The kid was a 13-year-old child of a soldier stationed at Fort Sill.
Shortly after the report of the womans death, state Superintendent Joy Hofmeister recommended for all Oklahomans to use face masks to permit the securely reopening of schools in the fall.
On June 30, Stitt wore a face mask and “highly urged” Oklahomans to follow CDC standards relating to face masks.
More: Gov. Stitt Recommends Wearing Face Masks During Update Concerning COVID-19 In State
On April 28, Stitt said anybody who wanted to take a COVID-19 test might do so even if they are not providing signs.
Related: Gov. Stitt Presents States Coronavirus Figures To Show Oklahoma Is Ready To Reopen
The state health department recommends anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever or coughing to remain home and limit person-to-person engagement..
Related: OSDH: 965 More Oklahomans Test Positive For COVID-19; 12 New Virus-Related Deaths Reported.
The state coronavirus hotline is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) resources and links, click on this link.
OKLAHOMA CITY – 1,204 brand-new coronavirus cases and no brand-new deaths were reported in the state considering that Saturday, according to day-to-day numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
A total of 31,285 Oklahomans have tested favorable for COVID-19 and the total number of deaths stayed at 496, the state health department said on Sunday.
So far, 24,698 Oklahomans have actually recovered from the virus with 645 more cases thought about recovered considering that Saturday. Health officials stated recuperated means the client is not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days because the onset of signs or report.