Headlines: New COVID-19 Record, Meat Processing Plants & Gilcrease Opens July 29

Jul 16, 2020

Local headlines for Thursday, July 16, 2020:

  • Oklahoma breaks 1,000 in new COVID-19 cases. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor Stitt confirms he is America’s first COVID-19 positive governor.  (Tulsa World)
  • Wait times increase for COVID-19 testing results. (NewsOK)
  • Pressure mounts for Stitt to impose mask order. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa’s City Council approves a mask ordinance. (Tulsa World)
  • OKC plans vote Friday on masks. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa County Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma County delays vote on mask mandate. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma County Court clerk worker tests positive for COVID-19. (NewsOK)
  • More than 50 Tulsa police quarantined. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa reverend says he was assaulted by Anti-Mask group. (Tulsa World)
  • Pandemic shines light on vulnerability of food supply. (Journal Record)
  • Meat processing plants make changes with the pandemic. (Journal Record)
  • Unemployed Tulsans fill Expo Square. (Tulsa World)
  • Still no bodies found in mass graves search. (Tulsa World)
  • More Norman police consider departures. (NewsOK)
  • TPD begins documentation of low level physical force. (Tulsa World)
  • Another child death case could be affected by McGirt case. (Tulsa World)
  • American Airlines raises concerns of possible furloughs. (Tulsa World)
  • Governor lashes out after his pick to run Land Office gets approval. (Oklahoma Watch)
  • Regulators consider supply and demand of natural gas. (Journal Record)
  • State seeks grant requests to install more electric vehicle chargers. (NewsOK)
  • Gilcrease museum reopens in two weeks. (Tulsa World)