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COVID-19

Oklahoma Sees Surge In COVID-19 Cases

Oklahoma health officials say cases of COVID-19 coronavirus surged by more than 50 percent in one day. Thursday’s total case count was 248-84 higher than Wednesday’s total. There have been seven deaths. All Oklahoma schools are closed for the rest of the year.

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Salvation Army Of Paris Seeks Donations Of Masks And Gloves

The Salvation Army of Paris is seeking donations of masks and gloves for volunteers at its food ministry. Major Francko Higdon said the Army is also seeking monetary donations.  The Salvation Army is seeing a rise in the number of people seeking rent and utility assistance. One of the Salvation …

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Soper ISD Elementary Student Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Soper School District in Choctaw County has reported an elementary school student tested positive for coronavirus. The parents of the student called the school district Thursday morning after receiving the results of the child’s test. All students in the Soper ISD share the same campus and the same common …

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Travelers From Coronavirus “Hot Spots” To Be Quarantined In Texas.

Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order on Thursday mandating a self-quarantine of 14 days for people traveling to Texas as their final destination through airports from New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut and New Orleans. A quarantined person may not allow visitors into or out of the designated quarantine …

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Texans See Lowest Gas Prices In Four Years

Gas prices are continuing nose dive throughout Texas due to a sharp drop in demand from the spread of COVID-19.  Triple A-Texas reports the average price of gas in the state is $1.80. Gas prices are dropping at a time of year when they normally increase as the weather warms …

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Coronavirus Spreading Rapidly In Louisiana

Louisiana now reports that as of Thursday night, the state had 2,305 COVID-19 cases confirmed throughout 53 parishes and 83 deaths. Gov. John Bel Edwards said medical personnel are working around the clock. The Louisiana Department of Health said 676 patients are in hospitals for treatment and 239 of those …

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Texas Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

The Texas Attorney General has filed a suit against a Houston auctioneer for alleged price gouging. The lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that Auctions Unlimited had a bid on 750,000 medical-grade and N95 face respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set …

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Guaranty Bank & Trust COVID-19 Info

At Guaranty Bank & Trust, our top priority is the health and safety of our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. We are monitoring daily news developments and taking appropriate precautions to ensure that we continue serving your financial needs.  Although we closed our lobbies, our drive-thrus remain open. …

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The US Leads The World In COVID-19

    The United States now leads the world in confirmed, reported coronavirus cases, surpassing China. The website WorldoMeters.info/coronavirus tracks world statistics based on government reporting. Johns Hopkins University’s independent numbers are not identical but reflect similar totals. The world now has 528,130 confirmed cases with 23,942 deaths. The U.S. had …

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