COMANCHE COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — 33 total cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Comanche County after officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed six new coronavirus cases Friday.
Friday marks the third day in a row that officials have confirmed exactly six new cases in Comanche County, more than doubling the total number of confirmed cases over those three days.
The state of Oklahoma is currently reporting 988 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 30 total deaths.
So far, no deaths have been reported in Comanche County in connection to COVID-19.
Lawton began a city-wide curfew and shelter-in-place order on April 2 to attempt to aide in slowing the spread of coronavirus.
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If you have general questions about coronavirus, please call the Oklahoma State Department of Health call center at (877) 215-8336.
Officials are encouraging residents to follow the following steps to help protect their health and the health of others:
- Wash your hands with soap and water
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Practice social distancing
- Stay home and away from others if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough
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