OK State Senate to remain closed pending Coronavirus test results

The Oklahoma state Senate will remain closed through March 27 as members and staffers await the results of their COVID-19 tests.

Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat said Friday senators and personnel will be working remotely in the meantime.

About 30 senators and staffers were tested for COVID-19 this week after a Senate staffer tested positive for the virus. The tests were conducted through a private testing lab in conjunction with OU Medical Center.

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