The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) has experienced a record number of people filing for unemployment, mirroring national trends.
Governor Kevin Stitt referred to the concept of shelter in place as "bunker in place" several times Wednesday afternoon rejecting the idea for the state.
In spite of technical issues of the first teleconference, the council voted a $5.5 million stimulus for local businesses and discussed parking issues.
The City of Oklahoma City will hold its City Council meetings and other city meetings by teleconference starting Tuesday morning.
Saturday morning, both Mayor David Holt of Oklahoma City and Mayor G.T. Bynum of Tulsa issued clear, simultaneous "shelter in place" orders.
Tuesday, Governor Stitt declared that all non-essential businesses would be closed in counties with community spread of Covid-19, including Oklahoma County.
The Board of County Commissioners discussed procedures for tax payments, the state of emergency, the Sheriff’s Office move, and a literal logjam.
The Oklahoma County Budget Board and Board of County Commissioners discussed regular business and the irregular business of Covid-19 responses Thursday.
EMBARK is still running normal routes even though a state of emergency has been declared for Oklahoma City, closing many business and limiting hours.
In a quick meeting of the City Council on Tuesday normal business was handled under less-than-normal circumstances with the COVID-19.