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Gov. Stitt explains how he contracted COVID-19 through Tulsa ties

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Gov. Kevin Stitt is pictured June 30 in Oklahoma City. Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman file

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt contracted COVID-19 after hugging some friends from Tulsa who were visiting him, the governor said Thursday.

“Some of my buddies from — some older gentlemen from Tulsa came down to see me," Stitt told the Oklahoman in a brief interview at the state Health Department's new contact tracing center in Oklahoma City.

"I hadn’t seen them in a long time and broke my own rule, gave them all hugs. I’ve known them for years. And they ended up having it. So that’s how I got it.”

Click here to read the Oklahoman story.


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