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COVID-19 Update, Nov. 17

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On Tuesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 528 active cases in Payne County with 391 coming from Stillwater. No additional deaths were reported from yesterday.

At the state level, the dashboard reported a decrease in active cases to a new total of 28,807 with 6 additional deaths from yesterday. This brings the death total to 1,544 over the course of the pandemic in Oklahoma. 

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.