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COVID-19 Update, Sept. 27

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On Sunday, Oklahoma’s State Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 346 active cases in Payne County, with 298 coming from Stillwater. No additional deaths were reported. 

After a week of steady decrease, the number of active cases in Payne County increased by three cases over the weekend. 

The dashboard also reported an increase of 600 active cases over the weekend for the state of Oklahoma. The new reported active total is 13,056. 25 additional deaths were reported over the weekend. 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health recommends the avoidance of large crowds and public places as part of social distancing. They also recommend wearing masks when not at home.