Shelter-in-place order, city-wide curfew issued in Lawton

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UPDATE: Tuesday, March 31, 4:55 p.m.

Mayor of Lawton Stan Booker announced that the shelter-in-place order originally scheduled to go in place at noon on April 1 will not go into effect until April 2, according to a Facebook post from the City of Lawton.

The full statement can be viewed on Lawton’s official website. You can view the statement here.

LAWTON (KFDX/KJTL) — Lawton Mayor Stan Booker announced Tuesday in a Facebook Live stream that he is issuing a shelter in place order for the city of Lawton, beginning at noon on Wednesday, April 1.

The order comes after Comanche County’s number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 more than doubled since Friday, March 27.

Included in the order is a city-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, except for essential workers and emergencies.

Read the full transcript of the speech below: