July 15, 2020


Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt tests positive for coronavirus (The Week, 7/15/20)

In March, Stitt faced backlash after posting a photo online showing him with his children at a crowded restaurant, not wearing masks; he later deleted the picture. Stitt also pushed to quickly reopen the state in May, and said that despite the number of coronavirus cases climbing in Oklahoma -- a record 1,075 new cases were recorded on Wednesday -- he won't impose new statewide restrictions or a mask mandate. [...]

Stitt, who attended President Trump's Tulsa rally on June 20 and did not wear a mask, also said he is "pretty shocked" that he is the first governor to test positive for COVID-19.

Posted by at July 15, 2020 9:36 PM


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