Tulsa mayor prepares mask order as coronavirus cases surge
July 10, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tulsa's mayor said Friday he's preparing a local order to require masks be worn in public as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to surge.
Mayor G.T. Bynum said in a Facebook post that he expects the ordinance to be presented to the city council next week.
"Dr. Bruce Dart of the Tulsa Health Department notified my office that continued trend data indicates the need for an ordinance requiring face coverings in public places," Bynum wrote. "This is necessary to slow the current rate of viral spread that will endanger our health care system's ability to t...