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Stillwater COVID-19 update: 47 active cases, 1 death, 364 recoveries

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The Oklahoma government coronavirus database reported that there are 47 active COVID-19 cases in Stillwater as of Monday.

These new numbers bring the city's total cases to 411 with one death and 364 recoveries.

According the Stillwater News Press, the city's first COVID-19 death occurred last week. It was 79-year-old Kenneth Chance, a longtime community servant.

While Stillwater's numbers are slightly improving, the state of Oklahoma continues to see a rise in new cases. On Monday, the health department reported 510 new cases in the state, bringing the total confirmed positive cases to 20,745.

Oklahoma state officials are encouraging Oklahomans to wash their hands, stay away from sick individuals and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

The virus is primarily spread from person-to-person with symptoms usually appearing two to 14 days after exposure. The most common symptoms of the coronavirus are fever, cough, and shortness of breath.