Oklahoma now up to 17 cases of Coronavirus as of Tuesday morning; 8 cases under 49 years of age


Coronavirus cases are now at 17, according to the official state record being updated at coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

Eight of the cases are in the 18-49 range, which is outside the normal subset of ages reported to be most at risk to the virus. The age ranges of the cases are as follows:

Age Group, YearsCOVID-19 Cases*

The news comes on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that a Kellyville teacher’s spouse had tested positive for the Coronavirus, according to a post on the Bristow Police Department’s Facebook Page:

COVID-19 Update for Monday, March 16, 2020 at 2:15pm:Kellyville Public Schools has confirmed that one of their…

Posted by Bristow Police Department on Monday, March 16, 2020

State and local governments are continuing to respond accordingly. Yesterday the State Board of Education announced that all schools would close until April 6th and last night Sapulpa Mayor announced a proclamation of a State of Emergency for the city, enacting new requirements for city-owned facilities, and new guidelines for some local businesses.

Some restaurants and businesses are closing or opening under modifying operations following the state’s and city’s announcements. We’re keeping a running list here.

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Micah Choquette

Micah Choquette

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