Oklahoma enters first weekend of shopping amid coronavirus

The Associated Press - May 3, 2020 8:46 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma went into its first weekend of a partially reopened economy during the coronavirus pandemic as residents were allowed to return to restaurants, malls, and other stores.

State health officials reported eight new deaths and 103 new infections on Saturday, even as tempers flared in some parts of the state over restrictions still in place.

Stillwater city officials on Friday amended a local emergency declaration after businesses reported being threatened by customers who didn’t want to be forced to wear masks to enter. The changes now make masks optional for customers. Employees are still required to wear them.

 

Latest Stories

Oklahoma City schools to resume some in-person classes

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City school district is set to resume some in-person classes...

Oklahoma tribes want criminal justice agreements with state

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tribe leaders of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations want Congress to allow...

Virus vaccine shipment change frustrates Oklahoma official

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s deputy health commissioner says that a change in the distribution of...