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In The Know: DOC reports additional death as state virus total tops 80,000 | Our moral responsibility for Oklahoma prisons | More

DOC: COVID-19-positive inmate dies in outbreak at Fort Supply prison; White House report: Oklahoma's new coronavirus cases, test positivity remain high; Census deadline approaching Sept. 30; [More...]

In The Know: Prison officials announce virus plans | State 7-day virus average sets new high | Census deadline approaching

COVID-19 In State Prisons: ‘It’s supposed to be a work camp, not a death camp’; Oklahoma sees 2nd straight day with new highs in COVID 7-day average, active cases; Stitt cautions COVID-positive college students to stay on campus; [More...]

In The Know: Prison death toll increasing | Study: Worsening health comes for people of color | Oklahoma sets new virus records

Oklahoma prisons see jump in COVID-related death toll; OU study shows worsening health outcomes for minorities; [More...]

In The Know: Virus in our prisons is moral emergency | State looking at hazard pay for prison staff | State helpline inundated

State examining hazard pay for corrections employees following staff deaths at Oklahoma prisons; State’s helpline inundated with desperate calls; Census director: 92% of Oklahomans counted with deadline approaching. [More...]

In The Know: Stitt: Mask mandate remains local issue | Judge rules election law ‘reasonable’ | Closer look at latest Census data

Stitt: COVID-19 treatments improving, mask mandate a local issue; School-age coronavirus infections outnumber oldest demographic for the past two weeks in Tulsa County; Federal judge upholds Oklahoma election law as ‘reasonable’; [More...]

In The Know: Oklahoma top 5 for virus cases, positive rate | Evictions predicted to rise | Addressing poverty in Oklahoma

White House report places Oklahoma in top 5 for positive test rate and daily COVID-19 cases; OSDH: Prison outbreak continues to elevate local numbers; Evictions continue statewide; expected to get worse; [More...]

In The Know: Medicaid expansion will address state’s uninsured rate | Return planned for youngest OKC students | 2,100+ inmates have tested positive

Oklahoma maintains second-highest rate of residents without health insurance; Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Current cases climb in state prisons; Youngest OKCPS students will return to school sooner than anticipated; [More...]

In The Know: Virus spread in prisons continues | OKC schools plan in-person return | AG asked if CARES funds can be used for private schools

Nearly half of men at Vinita prison test positive for COVID-19; OKC schools planning dates for in-person return to classes; Oklahoma Democrats ask AG for determination on Stitt's COVID-19 spending for private school students; [More...]

In The Know: Norman, Chickasha, Miami among state’s virus hotspots | Families rally about virus in prisons | Requests for CARES funds increasing

Norman, Chickasha Lead Weekly Coronavirus Hotspots; Listen Frontier: The pandemic is spreading in Oklahoma prisons; Oklahoma approaching 900 total coronavirus deaths, as hospitalizations stabilize; [More...]

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