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COVID-19 Update, Nov. 17

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COVID-19 has many people experiencing quarantine for the first time in their lives. 

On Wednesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 533 active cases in Payne County with 397 coming from Stillwater. No additional deaths were reported from yesterday.

At the state level, the dashboard reported an increase to 29,823 active cases with 26 deaths from yesterday. This brings the total death count over the course of the pandemic to 1,570 over the course of the pandemic. 

The Oklahoma Department of Health recommends that masks be worn in public places especially indoor spaces like schools and restaurants.