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COVID-19 Update, Nov. 16

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On Monday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 565 active cases in Payne County with 415 cases 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 29,157 with an additional 10 deaths from yesterday. This brings the total death count over the course of the pandemic in Oklahoma to 1,538.

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.