Friday's News Update From KWGS

May 15, 2020

Friday's top stories:

  • Tulsa will enter a new phase in its plan to reopen after prolonged restrictions meant to combat the coronavirus. Bars will be allowed to open today, and gatherings of up to 50 people are permitted. 
  • The Oklahoma House of Representatives approved a measure that would strip local officials of some public health powers during emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic.
  • 4,962 cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. 284 patients have died.