On Tuesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 404 active cases in Payne County with 272 coming from Stillwater. No additional deaths were reported from yesterday.
At the state level, the dashboard reported an increase in active cases to a new total of 20,632 with 7 additional deaths from yesterday. This brings the total death count to 1,451 over the course of the pandemic in Oklahoma.
The University dashboard also reported an increase in active cases to a total of 303 with 20 people in quarantine housing.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and promote public health, the CDC website recommends frequent handwashing, social distancing of at least six feet, and the use of masks. According to the CDC website, COVID-19 can spread even before symptoms show up, so caution is always advised.