Oklahoma leads U.S. with fewest COVID-19 restrictions

BY STAFF REPORTS
07/22/2020 08:30 AM
WASHINGTON – According to a WalletHub report for the week of July 20, Oklahoma has the fewest restrictions when it comes to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

With spikes in COVID-19 leading some states to pause their reopening processes and some local areas to close down, the personal-finance website WalletHub states that Oklahoma had the fewest restrictions when compared to the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

According to the website, Oklahoma (1=Fewest, 25=Average) ranked:

• No. 1 in requirement to wear a face mask in public,

• No. 1 in workplace temperate screening,

• No. 1 in reopening of child care programs,

• No. 11 in travel restrictions,

• No. 2 in large gathering restrictions,

• No. 7 in strictness of “shelter in place” order,

• No. 23 in reopening of non-essential businesses,

• No. 16 in reopening of restaurants and bars, and

• No. 1 in working from home requirements/recommendations.

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