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Oklahoma governor defends plan to reopen businesses


April 26, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Sunday defended his plans to reopen businesses in the state, saying signs point to the coronavirus threat decreasing as long as people take the proper precautions in public.

Stitt said on Fox News that trends, including hospitalizations, are going down and that "we think it's a reasonable time to reopen."

Barber shops and hair salons in cities without stricter restrictions were among businesses that were allowed to reopen Friday under health and social distancing guidelines. Churches and restaurants, meanwhile, will be allowed to reopen Ma...

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