Yesterday, Gov. Kevin Stitt unveiled the state’s reopening plan at a press conference. Here’s an update on the phases, as well as updated numbers on the state’s cases:

  1. Many businesses previously deemed “nonessential” will be allowed to reopen on May 1 so long as they adhere to social distancing and sanitation recommendations.
  2. Personal care businesses, such as hair salons, barber shops, spas, nail salons and pet groomers statewide can open starting Friday. 
  3. Oklahoma City and Norman will not ease closures before April 30 and May 1, respectively.
  4. The entire plan to reopen the state including phase details and dates can be accessed here:
  5. The capitol building will remain closed to the public.
  6. A three-tiered approach to reopening businesses statewide aims to have Oklahoma back to business as usual by mid-June, as long as the state can manage the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
  7. Confirmed cases in Oklahoma have reached 2,894.
  8. There have been 170 deaths in Oklahoma as result of COVID-19.

Information regarding essential status for businesses can be found here:

Here is a link to the OK Dept. of Health’s website that is updated daily with current information on COVID-19: