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Stillwater COVID-19 update: March 3

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The official Oklahoma coronavirus database on Wednesday reported 130 active cases in Stillwater. 

These new numbers bring the city's total cases to 5,989 with 24 deaths and 5,835 recoveries.

On the state level, the health department reported 747 new cases, bringing the total confirmed positive cases to 425,745. The state reported no new COVID-19 related deaths. The death total for the virus in Oklahoma is 4,534. There have been 408,963 total recoveries since COVID reached Oklahoma in March 2020.

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, shortness of breath or loss of taste or smell.

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