Doha Madani49m ago / 11:34 PM UTCOklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt in Oklahoma City on Feb. 13, 2020.Nate Billings / The Oklahoman via APGov. Kevin Stitt announced plans to reopen businesses across Oklahoma beginning on Friday, using the three-phase plan issued by the White House as its guide. The state has met all the necessary criteria laid out by the plan from President Donald Trump’s administration, including a downward trend of cases, according to an announcement from Stitt Wednesday.Oklahoma will begin allowing state parks and “personal care” businesses, such as hair salons and barbershops, to reopen beginning April 24. Other businesses, including restaurants and movie theaters, can begin reopening on May 1. “These businesses must maintain distance between customers and encourage customers to wait in their car until it is time for their appointment to avoid congestion in the lobbies or entrances,” the governor’s announcement said. Erika Edwards35m ago / 11:48 PM UTCIn sickest COVID-19 patients, underlying conditions are common, large study findsA nurse fills out paperwork on a COVID-19 patient at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Yonkers, New York.John Minchillo / APPeople with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are at greater risk for complications from the coronavirus, according to a large study of patients

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