First Oklahoma case of Coronavirus confirmed in Tulsa

Officials said there is no evidence of community spread and the risk to the public in Oklahoma remains low.

A Tulsa County man tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), state officials said Friday.

This is the first confirmed case in Oklahoma.

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The patient is in quarantine and described as a man in his 50s who recently traveled to Italy.

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Officials said there is no evidence of community spread and the risk to the public in Oklahoma remains low.

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The Tulsa Health Department established a phone bank to answer calls from the community. Operators will be available until 7 p.m. Friday at 918-582-9355. They have not said when or if the lines will reopen after that.

The Oklahoma Department of Health also setup a phone bank. It can be reached Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 877-215-8336.

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