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OSDH: 7,300 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Health officials say there are more than 7,000 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 471,176 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020. That’s an increase of 1,194 cases since...
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Mayor, sheriff support effort to establish Mexican Consulate in Tulsa

Mayor G.T. Bynum and Sheriff Vic Regalado have thrown their support behind an effort to open a Mexican Consulate in Tulsa. Hispanic leaders led by Mexican natives Vicente Ruiz and Florencia Trejo are leading the push to get the Mexican government to establish a local consulate. The closest Mexican Consulate for most Oklahomans is in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Governor Stitt appoints Oklahoma’s new Attorney General

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Governor Kevin Stitt announced today he has appointed John O’Connor to serve as the Attorney General for the State of Oklahoma. “I am excited to appoint John O’Connor to serve as Oklahoma’s attorney general,” said Governor Stitt. “John is the right leader for this moment. As an attorney, John is known amongst his peers to be of the highest competence and integrity, receiving the highest possible ethical and legal ratings during his 40 years of practice. More importantly, John is a man of high moral character who will do the right things for the right reasons – not for personal gain. I have the utmost confidence in him to uphold the law and fight for all 4 million Oklahomans.”
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“I think the writing is on the wall that we’re in for another really bad surge,” Health leaders urging Oklahomans to get vaccinated as cases continue to rise

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The State Department of Health today reporting 1581 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma. As cases increase, health leaders are sounding the alarm. “We can’t wish it away. We can’t ignore it. It’s here and it’s gonna get worse,” said Dr. George Monks, former president of Oklahoma State Medical Association.
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Oklahoma Coronavirus Cases, Hospitalizations Spike Again As Vaccination Efforts Stall

Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are spiking again in Oklahoma, just weeks before the start of a school year that was supposed to be a return to normal. The midsummer surge began in the past month and followed the rapid spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in neighboring Missouri and Arkansas. Most of the infected and hospitalized have not been vaccinated, health officials said. Also alarming is a recent rise in cases among children under 12, who aren’t yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Emergency approval for that age group isn’t expected until September or October.
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Gov. Stitt will not declare new state of emergency as COVID cases rise in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. — Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt will not declare a new State of Emergency for the recent uptick in COVID-19 Delta variant infections. As FOX23 News reported this week, some education and medical professionals across the state were urging Stitt to declare a new State of Emergency so school districts could issue mask mandates for students as the next school year begins in a few weeks.
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OSDH: 1,581 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Health officials say there are 26 pediatric patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Oklahoma. On Thursday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 469,982 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020. That’s an increase of 1,581 cases since...
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Stitt says he isn't issuing emergency order with COVID cases on the rise

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) – Gov. Kevin Stitt says he isn't planning to issue an emergency order as COVID cases rise in Oklahoma. “Again, this is about personal responsibility. This is about freedoms,” he said, encouraging vaccines and urging Oklahomans to consult their doctors. Stitt was asked about his response to...
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Tinker expanding to allow for security, growth

Tinker Air Force Base will expand to the east to encompass 220 acres of land acquired by the Oklahoma Industries Authority, officials announced Thursday, stating the expansion will enhance base security and allow for mission growth. Tinker has been a cornerstone of Oklahoma City’s economic base since 1941, and it...