State official denies Trump’s claim of effort to ‘slow down’ COVID-19 testing

  • Samples are prepared for coronavirus testing at IMMY lab in Norman on April 2. Courtesy Photo
    Samples are prepared for coronavirus testing at IMMY lab in Norman on April 2. Courtesy Photo
Contradicting remarks by President Donald Trump, a top Oklahoma official said Saturday night that the state has not been instructed by the White House to ease up on COVID-19 testing. Oklahoma Chief Operating Officer John Budd told Oklahoma Watch that state leaders have never been instructed to cut down on testing for coronavirus infections – something Gov. Kevin Stitt and health experts have…

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