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When chef Bill Bonadio Jr. and his girlfriend landed in Wuhan, China, in January, they had no clue their long-planned family visit for the Lunar New Year had just become an adventure.

When it did, four decades in the kitchen practicing mise en place kicked in for Bonadio.

"Once it became clear the airline wasn't going to help, I had to take action," he said. "Luckily, I was prepared to do that."

Bonadio has been back in Oklahoma from China for more than a month. He returned unscathed just before the country announced a quarantine caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus, which is now a global COVID-19 pandemic.

Not only did he avoid the virus, he brought back a snappy hand-sanitizing routine to share at the restaurant that's sustained his family for more than four decades.

Celebrating change

Bill Bonadio Jr. came into the restaurant business by blood. His father, Bill Sr., taught him the business then helped convert an Orin’s Fine Pizza into a traditional Italian restaurant. When it opened in the late 1970s at 10712 N May Ave., Bill Jr. called it Papa Dio’s, in honor of his father.

The restaurant remains open to this day, but is now under the direction of his sister, Candace Gideo.

“I still help out with the specials and have responsibilities,” he said. “But after 40 years in the business, I wanted to spend more time with my toys.”

Bonadio’s “toys” are cars, his other lifelong passion. In 1990 he started Dio Cars (diocars.com) to manufacture kit cars on the side. Nowadays with his own auto shop, Bonadio sells kits and finished cars, and installs Smart Start interlock ignition systems.

“Running a restaurant takes a lot of time,” he said. “I love the restaurant, and I love cooking, but for a number of years I’ve been looking for a way to spend less time there.”

He found his exit strategy through his sister, whom he quietly turned the operation over to last year. In September, his girlfriend CC Shimmer, who was born and raised in China, earned her full U.S. citizenship. To celebrate their newfound independence, they booked a trip to visit her family in Haikou, capital city of the Hainan province, for the Lunar New Year.

A short vacation

Landing and missing a connecting flight in Wuhan was a harbinger. The couple ended up having to stay in the capital of the Hubei province, which also happens to be the first place the new coronavirus outbreak was reported.

But they arrived in Haikou the next day, and spent three days sightseeing. Bonadio was giddy to find a Michelin-rated restaurant to try.

“Three days after we got to Haikou was the announcement from the government (about the virus),” he said. “Now we’re walking around with marks on our face from wearing a mask and our hands dried out from sanitary (lotion).”

They were fortunate Shimmer’s family are “germaphobes” and hyper-aware of the cleanliness of their environment, he said.

“Luckily, her sister’s apartment was right across the street from the hotel,” Bonadio said. “So we could literally walk across the street and spend some time with family, but it got old really, really fast.”

Then word began to circulate a 14-day quarantine might be put in place.

“That’s when I said, ‘We need to do something about that,’” Bonadio said. “I called the airline to see about changing our return trip.”

Part of the reason for that was they were scheduled to connect again in Wuhan.

“I said, forget about it! We’re not going through the war zone to get out!”

But the airline offered no tenable options and held him to his nonrefundable ticket.

“So $2,800 was whisked away. I tried to get them to get us a flight out, and they said everything was being held down.”

On to Plan B

Plan B was using an online booking site to find a trip from China to Japan with only two days to spare. It worked. From Japan, they got a flight to Hawaii.

“We stayed a couple days, spent half a day on the beach and kinda looked around thinking, ‘Well, maybe we can sneak in now.’”

Bonadio found a flight from Hawaii to San Francisco, where Shimmer's son lives with his wife and child. The couple stayed in the Bay Area a few more days before finally returning home to Oklahoma where they immediately called his doctor’s office. They directed him to the State Health Department.

“They said, ‘We can’t test you unless you have a full-blown case of it.’”

He asked if testing might be prudent in case he was a carrier, but the official Bonadio spoke to said because of how long he'd been away from the affected area with no symptoms, “You’re 99% in the clear. If there’s any other issues, call us.”

The incubation period for COVID-19 is 14 days. Bonadio returned more than a month ago and neither he nor anyone in his circle has been ill or shown symptoms.

“I’m blessed,” he said. “My life is full of blessings; this is another reason for me to be thankful to God.”

Sanitation souvenir

Despite his vacation turning into an adventure, Bonadio brought back a valuable keepsake.

"A little 4-year-old Chinese girl taught me how they sanitize their hands in China,” he said. “There’s a song that goes with it, but I can’t sing it. I did learn to count to eight in Chinese, and that helps.”

The routine starts with a healthy dollop of hand-sanitizer that is applied to the front and back of the hands, between each finger, both thumbs and the fingertips.

Even though he doesn’t spend as much time at the restaurant, he did teach the entire staff the sanitizing method he learned to make sure use of the four sanitizing stations in the restaurant goes into overdrive.

“They thought it was extremely humorous, but I couldn’t harp enough on how serious this is,” he said.

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<strong>Bill Bonadio Jr. who was in China at the start of the Covid-19, talks about his travels, Thursday, March 12, 2020.  [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</strong>

Bill Bonadio Jr. who was in China at the start of the Covid-19, talks about his travels, Thursday, March 12, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]

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[Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Clay Smith of Broken Bow, Okla., competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Thursday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-4a8cf0a01e6c0388155390e0506f11d5.jpg" alt="Photo - Paul D. Tierney of Oklahoma City competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Thursday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Paul D. Tierney of Oklahoma City competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Thursday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Paul D. Tierney of Oklahoma City competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Thursday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-58cbcac63def4276f463aa6ccde48e13.jpg" alt="Photo - Jess Tierney of Hermosa, South Dakota, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Jess Tierney of Hermosa, South Dakota, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Jess Tierney of Hermosa, South Dakota, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d9704f8e4d2e6eede431f6feb87f5f14.jpg" alt="Photo - Kyle Lockett of Visalia, California, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Kyle Lockett of Visalia, California, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Kyle Lockett of Visalia, California, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6c54c8bafc4216549a5cd4b862a476eb.jpg" alt="Photo - Clayton Hass of Weatherford, Texas, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Clayton Hass of Weatherford, Texas, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Clayton Hass of Weatherford, Texas, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-17a7add56a2da799713667c5a1b74713.jpg" alt="Photo - Lane S Karney of Creston, California, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Lane S Karney of Creston, California, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Lane S Karney of Creston, California, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6da3a906d75c2a6a43bfa52c32f26312.jpg" alt="Photo - Paul D. Tierney of Oklahoma City competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Paul D. Tierney of Oklahoma City competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Paul D. Tierney of Oklahoma City competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-efc71c67dc4a2f55ea1b8607d7203edd.jpg" alt="Photo - Jace Melvin of Ft. Pierre, South Dakota, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Jace Melvin of Ft. Pierre, South Dakota, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Jace Melvin of Ft. Pierre, South Dakota, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6d6f0c0ee58391c7d944622867d77723.jpg" alt="Photo - Jordan Ketscher of Squaw Valley, California, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Jordan Ketscher of Squaw Valley, California, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Jordan Ketscher of Squaw Valley, California, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-18bd9aa8bb5895c16ae34b5deadc936c.jpg" alt="Photo - Marcus Theriot of Poplarville, Mississippi, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Marcus Theriot of Poplarville, Mississippi, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Marcus Theriot of Poplarville, Mississippi, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-51aabf77e9b604863ef528babc9047d7.jpg" alt="Photo - Coby Doescher of Webbers Falls, Okla., competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Coby Doescher of Webbers Falls, Okla., competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Coby Doescher of Webbers Falls, Okla., competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-48bb60ff9d88a5d28dedacbb3d2180cf.jpg" alt="Photo - Clayton Hass of Weatherford, Texas, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Clayton Hass of Weatherford, Texas, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Clayton Hass of Weatherford, Texas, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1ca3b42925d457885bf55fe24be48796.jpg" alt="Photo - Haven Meged of Miles City, Montana, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Haven Meged of Miles City, Montana, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Haven Meged of Miles City, Montana, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-88adfa0e046efdf6705d7ca5ab0809fd.jpg" alt="Photo - Contestants line up before the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Contestants line up before the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Contestants line up before the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3f34dcef304bad54dcc8cb8193de8910.jpg" alt="Photo - Roger Nonella of Klamath Falls, Oregon, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="Roger Nonella of Klamath Falls, Oregon, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Roger Nonella of Klamath Falls, Oregon, competes in the heading event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7c813603a07674a878c1886502fc4203.jpg" alt="Photo - KC Jones of Burlington, Wyoming, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]" title="KC Jones of Burlington, Wyoming, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>KC Jones of Burlington, Wyoming, competes in the tie-down roping event during the Timed Event Championship inside the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., Friday, March 13, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-9e7059b76a6df48f1daa4f1f25972272.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-113c10178a2db6d59e52e2acddb42cc1.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-b1917021603d4c46833a860735554905.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7fc8cbffeda2ffde4a039f23ae7a4ae1.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declares a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1d521ad6da10e28decd0fe5a7431052b.jpg" alt="Photo - Dr. Sean McDaniel will join us a Superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, listens to Mayor David Holt's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Dr. Sean McDaniel will join us a Superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, listens to Mayor David Holt's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Dr. Sean McDaniel will join us a Superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, listens to Mayor David Holt's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-79adfbd238dbd05f1219ebfa6662b6ce.jpg" alt="Photo - Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department waits for his turn to speak about the state of emergency declared by Mayor David Holt during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department waits for his turn to speak about the state of emergency declared by Mayor David Holt during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department waits for his turn to speak about the state of emergency declared by Mayor David Holt during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2a69e860764206f61e3dbd66bbdac584.jpg" alt="Photo - Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department, talks about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department, talks about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department, talks about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1aca9c47d2f782da5d3dc1766de88007.jpg" alt="Photo - Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department, talks about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department, talks about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Department, talks about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f7985c95fcf10b1256bda1f597ec6b36.jpg" alt="Photo - Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-bf4441066cd0aa8d820533f15a5eeb42.jpg" alt="Photo - Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2a208c63c89b23210f6446b7fe335f6b.jpg" alt="Photo - Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-0a2dbd9a711071b739aaed03f74eed1e.jpg" alt="Photo - Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Eddie Withers, Accute Disease Epidemiologist for OKC-County Health Dept.,Dr. Patrick McGough, Executive Director of OKC-County Health Dept.,and Mayor David Holt talk about the Mayor's declaration of a state of emergency for Oklahoma City after a new case of COVID-19 in the metro area during a press conference at the Oklahoma County Health Department, Sunday March 15, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-4aa721bef10edcd32ee62e003fb6135e.jpg" alt="Photo - Empty shelves in the can food isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Empty shelves in the can food isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Empty shelves in the can food isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-8097468ae7198834d5a61ffae592e61a.jpg" alt="Photo - Empty shelves in the toilet paper isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Empty shelves in the toilet paper isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Empty shelves in the toilet paper isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-a4bfeaa10080e772b32c7879ad2d9511.jpg" alt="Photo - Empty shelves in the toilet paper isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Empty shelves in the toilet paper isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Empty shelves in the toilet paper isle at Walmart in Mustang, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c4d5e7e62dcb118762a07cb717eea95d.jpg" alt="Photo - Shoppers leave the Sam's on north May Ave. with paper goods Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Shoppers leave the Sam's on north May Ave. with paper goods Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Shoppers leave the Sam's on north May Ave. with paper goods Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-cdc0055803d8af07140d17958b5df924.jpg" alt="Photo - Shoppers leave the Sam's on north May Ave. with paper goods Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Shoppers leave the Sam's on north May Ave. with paper goods Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Shoppers leave the Sam's on north May Ave. with paper goods Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-dfa3a94a65f880f47b7edc8322a82781.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior of Harkins Theater in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Exterior of Harkins Theater in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Exterior of Harkins Theater in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-024a31a2d0c9f6188738599c55789041.jpg" alt="Photo - Bricktown Canal in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Bricktown Canal in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Bricktown Canal in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-b96ffc4cf6311d40d95f9f0c54e1aae3.jpg" alt="Photo - Businesses located in Bricktown in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Businesses located in Bricktown in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Businesses located in Bricktown in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5230a504b40011c78f745d1c734b4cc5.jpg" alt="Photo - Kevin Garcia of Oklahoma City wears a mask as he walks past the Apple Store in Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 13, 2020. Garcia had come to the mall to go to the Apple Store, which is closed along with Apple's other retail stores until at least March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Garcia said he started wearing the mask today specifically for his trip to the mall. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Kevin Garcia of Oklahoma City wears a mask as he walks past the Apple Store in Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 13, 2020. Garcia had come to the mall to go to the Apple Store, which is closed along with Apple's other retail stores until at least March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Garcia said he started wearing the mask today specifically for his trip to the mall. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Kevin Garcia of Oklahoma City wears a mask as he walks past the Apple Store in Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 13, 2020. Garcia had come to the mall to go to the Apple Store, which is closed along with Apple's other retail stores until at least March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Garcia said he started wearing the mask today specifically for his trip to the mall. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-05283f1e01f8c599dc4ef7c68f17fcdc.jpg" alt="Photo - A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f1fe1795a9e360fbf4b94fc1b387f63e.jpg" alt="Photo - A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-689ade0f2785770b3d1c81706399a196.jpg" alt="Photo - An exterior of the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="An exterior of the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>An exterior of the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two week because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2cdfd5420ff381687339046ffcb33b7b.jpg" alt="Photo - An exterior of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="An exterior of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>An exterior of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-491505a6b51ca26d61a4a5721a7fe737.jpg" alt="Photo - Signs on the door of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City give information about the store's temporary closure, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Signs on the door of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City give information about the store's temporary closure, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Signs on the door of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City give information about the store's temporary closure, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5d8086e505f307240c8d93099f04eba7.jpg" alt="Photo - Signs on the door of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City give information about its closure, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Signs on the door of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City give information about its closure, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Signs on the door of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City give information about its closure, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-40c5fd69a42c013adcb66f31eb465d84.jpg" alt="Photo - An exterior of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="An exterior of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>An exterior of the REI Co-op in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. REI has closed all of its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-9bbad3b98d1990b1279e7230caa8a516.jpg" alt="Photo - A sign on the exterior of the Apple Store in Penn Square Mall gives information about its temporary closure, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. Apple has closed its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A sign on the exterior of the Apple Store in Penn Square Mall gives information about its temporary closure, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. Apple has closed its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A sign on the exterior of the Apple Store in Penn Square Mall gives information about its temporary closure, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. Apple has closed its retail stores until March 27 because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6ef5f9b5613d314be5f7a9684efe81de.jpg" alt="Photo - A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7b83ef9f8863f53de20a4abc53bf463e.jpg" alt="Photo - A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7827a370a622e9e9c51cac4c392567be.jpg" alt="Photo - A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A sign on an entrance to the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N Villa Ave., says the library is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The Metropolitan Library System is closed for at least two weeks. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6ca20839cd4d393eaa6a358af8c8ad04.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Exterior of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Exterior of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-94e19372ca5c72717b26dc1600709a28.jpg" alt="Photo - Gates to the Oklahoma City Zoo are closed in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The zoo is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and plans to tentatively reopen on March 23. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Gates to the Oklahoma City Zoo are closed in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The zoo is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and plans to tentatively reopen on March 23. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Gates to the Oklahoma City Zoo are closed in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The zoo is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and plans to tentatively reopen on March 23. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-0aba352b5e57f367a99a9cd5a5b6d057.jpg" alt="Photo - An exterior of Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The museum is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and tentatively plans to reopen on April 1. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="An exterior of Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The museum is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and tentatively plans to reopen on April 1. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>An exterior of Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The museum is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and tentatively plans to reopen on April 1. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-672f09c93de664c9bbcdce12fe310d9d.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior of the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The zoo is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Exterior of the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The zoo is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Exterior of the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. The zoo is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-1adc1de46b2792893dff90fb4c95383a.jpg" alt="Photo - House Majority Floor Leader, Jon Echols, Speaker Charles McCall, House Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="House Majority Floor Leader, Jon Echols, Speaker Charles McCall, House Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>House Majority Floor Leader, Jon Echols, Speaker Charles McCall, House Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c02c980b451510ba99f2940c1bd6cc1e.jpg" alt="Photo - Speaker Charles McCall, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and other leaders announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Speaker Charles McCall, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and other leaders announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Speaker Charles McCall, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and other leaders announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6ac39fc6e9f4a0e849a8db36e3b90d89.jpg" alt="Photo - House Speaker Charles McCall listens to Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat as they announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="House Speaker Charles McCall listens to Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat as they announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>House Speaker Charles McCall listens to Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat as they announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6987f59a77f7b604dd02afb5d1943e80.jpg" alt="Photo - The House has set up a large television so people can watch the session Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="The House has set up a large television so people can watch the session Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>The House has set up a large television so people can watch the session Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-879e03ad8075d514a0fc2ae579c5bcb4.jpg" alt="Photo - 50 person limit to rooms at the Capitol Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="50 person limit to rooms at the Capitol Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>50 person limit to rooms at the Capitol Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f0e02b771a0fd526b2e4a21c6149b73b.jpg" alt="Photo - House Majority Floor Leader, Jon Echols, House Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin, Speaker Charles McCall, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="House Majority Floor Leader, Jon Echols, House Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin, Speaker Charles McCall, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>House Majority Floor Leader, Jon Echols, House Minority Floor Leader Emily Virgin, Speaker Charles McCall, Senate Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Senate Minority Leader Kay Floyd announce plans for the legislature Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-6b36a4504a6c94d33427fb802c609c47.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCll joins Gov. Kevin Stitt and his daughters in the hall after a press conference Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCll joins Gov. Kevin Stitt and his daughters in the hall after a press conference Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCll joins Gov. Kevin Stitt and his daughters in the hall after a press conference Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ca10ef6b1e777b65ab47a14c244196a9.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCll joins Gov. Kevin Stitt and his daughters in the hall after a press conference Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCll joins Gov. Kevin Stitt and his daughters in the hall after a press conference Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCll joins Gov. Kevin Stitt and his daughters in the hall after a press conference Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-c4cfedda339729300798102c1e1d7cf2.jpg" alt="Photo - People practice social distancing outside of the Oklahoma Senate at the Capitol, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="People practice social distancing outside of the Oklahoma Senate at the Capitol, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>People practice social distancing outside of the Oklahoma Senate at the Capitol, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2b0e48196357c505c8ef16311c39c713.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Exterior of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Exterior of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63, in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-ed75caff2cf0fb9b4629564a32e90b6b.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-7cb49eb82bc0952801e1069f712e241e.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5202a9885f358d118009b1cf12409601.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister speaks during an emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-889dd022e8052b41b041b98026d41349.jpg" alt="Photo - Paperwork presented to members of the State Board of Education during Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister's emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Paperwork presented to members of the State Board of Education during Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister's emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Paperwork presented to members of the State Board of Education during Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister's emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-e4c8de5c5a5c79f041de100cf7188d7f.jpg" alt="Photo - Signs that are posted about the Coronavirus on the doors of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister announced the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Signs that are posted about the Coronavirus on the doors of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister announced the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Signs that are posted about the Coronavirus on the doors of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020. Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister announced the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-b01927de3e9a6f2033925b558e2e552d.jpg" alt="Photo - Oklahoma State Department of Education board member Carlisha Williams Bradley wipes down the desk before the start of Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister's emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Oklahoma State Department of Education board member Carlisha Williams Bradley wipes down the desk before the start of Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister's emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Oklahoma State Department of Education board member Carlisha Williams Bradley wipes down the desk before the start of Oklahoma's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Joy Hofmeister's emergency meeting of the Oklahoma State Department of Education in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Monday, March 16, 2020 to announce the closing of public school till April 6 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-82f9c456182611027eae1452f09ede26.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior view of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Exterior view of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Exterior view of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2e297f707e4b1adf170c69b9ff543703.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior view of the downtown Metropolitan Library, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Exterior view of the downtown Metropolitan Library, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Exterior view of the downtown Metropolitan Library, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-63173741ab10720b50c224e0a8f4efbe.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior view of the downtown Metropolitan Library, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Exterior view of the downtown Metropolitan Library, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Exterior view of the downtown Metropolitan Library, Monday, March 16, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5dc77380432d8c562f1c3e7ec761ea34.jpg" alt="Photo - Shoppers wait in line at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman" title="Shoppers wait in line at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Shoppers wait in line at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2902a0f5bfa9b17ea6bdcb3292f991bd.jpg" alt="Photo - Gasoline for $1.24.9 at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman" title="Gasoline for $1.24.9 at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Gasoline for $1.24.9 at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-eac653a36c9669b167637a0f50f46438.jpg" alt="Photo - Shoppers wait in line at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman" title="Shoppers wait in line at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman"><figcaption>Shoppers wait in line at COSTCO in Oklahoma City Monday, March 16, 2020. Photo by Bailey Huntsman/The Oklahoman</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-a9760c07ae773e7a5219c6218036019f.jpg" alt="Photo - OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris." title="OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris."><figcaption>OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-364502ea7ee8a6a26e42a36e4e1409e8.jpg" alt="Photo - OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris." title="OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris."><figcaption>OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-5e31703928d99cf0774ff908fb7517c6.jpg" alt="Photo - OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris." title="OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris."><figcaption>OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f1a53b0eaa795cfec23093743a52b241.jpg" alt="Photo - OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris." title="OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris."><figcaption>OKC Mayor David Holt announces restrictions for bars, gyms, restaurants, and other establishments across the city in light of coronavirus. Image by Dave Morris.</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-451a637f6d5d6f08c944cce58b05446b.jpg" alt="Photo - A man leaves the Downtown YMCA. The YMCA announced today they would be closing because of the COVID-19 outbreak. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="A man leaves the Downtown YMCA. The YMCA announced today they would be closing because of the COVID-19 outbreak. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A man leaves the Downtown YMCA. The YMCA announced today they would be closing because of the COVID-19 outbreak. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-454273143eda0a73ff3970bb9e1ab419.jpg" alt="Photo - Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-411eb61a35674de0fb0ec84d4ad07724.jpg" alt="Photo - Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-e274ce5c16665c4b6cdbf2d6899964b7.jpg" alt="Photo - Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]" title="Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Barrios Fine Mexican Restaurant was closed Tuesday and Wednesday, but hopes to reopen soon. CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-76380940218705bdcf460341c22f7091.jpg" alt="Photo - A shopper covers her face as she returns a shopping cart at Costco in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman] " title="A shopper covers her face as she returns a shopping cart at Costco in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>A shopper covers her face as she returns a shopping cart at Costco in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-8d42332d428256b95d487de2957fbad5.jpg" alt="Photo - The exterior of a Dollar General as customer walks into the store in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="The exterior of a Dollar General as customer walks into the store in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>The exterior of a Dollar General as customer walks into the store in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-826d355fc7b990fba355e8fcf9370c11.jpg" alt="Photo - Signs are pictured on the doors of the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] " title="Signs are pictured on the doors of the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Signs are pictured on the doors of the Mitch Park YMCA in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d7b093c7ac4cc7214126d779d55db00f.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior of a Homeland grocery store as customers make their way to shop in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Exterior of a Homeland grocery store as customers make their way to shop in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Exterior of a Homeland grocery store as customers make their way to shop in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-eafc8b2583a8533b774f8b55b4aab16a.jpg" alt="Photo - Empty playground equipment is pictured at Hafer Park is pictured in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] " title="Empty playground equipment is pictured at Hafer Park is pictured in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Empty playground equipment is pictured at Hafer Park is pictured in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-166b547eee7d6e841c0b666a72694264.jpg" alt="Photo - Pizzeria Gusto's 'to go only' sign outside the restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Many restaurants have gone to pick up or carry out only in effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Pizzeria Gusto's 'to go only' sign outside the restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Many restaurants have gone to pick up or carry out only in effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Pizzeria Gusto's 'to go only' sign outside the restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Many restaurants have gone to pick up or carry out only in effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-e9526911897e680c68cc82bfb34dd609.jpg" alt="Photo - People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-57152cb9751222d409edd57dd2974e3b.jpg" alt="Photo - The exterior of O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="The exterior of O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>The exterior of O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-bb2042dfc164d737c8f827c9a77947c5.jpg" alt="Photo - A cyclist wears a mask and googles while riding north on a sidewalk along Jenkins Ave. on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A cyclist wears a mask and googles while riding north on a sidewalk along Jenkins Ave. on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A cyclist wears a mask and googles while riding north on a sidewalk along Jenkins Ave. on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-fa7e3800f2ca6c2f59449510a1ddcff0.jpg" alt="Photo - People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2f7d5b1e3aab578ee35040cf7ab46b80.jpg" alt="Photo - Marles Bradley wears a mask as she waits for a takeout order of green eggs and ham outside of O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Bradley said she put on the mask thinking she would have to go inside the restaurant but would not have worn it if she had known the order would be brought outside to her. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Marles Bradley wears a mask as she waits for a takeout order of green eggs and ham outside of O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Bradley said she put on the mask thinking she would have to go inside the restaurant but would not have worn it if she had known the order would be brought outside to her. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Marles Bradley wears a mask as she waits for a takeout order of green eggs and ham outside of O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Bradley said she put on the mask thinking she would have to go inside the restaurant but would not have worn it if she had known the order would be brought outside to her. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-356bfc7181a17ece706e8d2a9bd9aca3.jpg" alt="Photo - People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>People drink inside O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-d9319ec9fc5a5524a5ebe1450846c53e.jpg" alt="Photo - Michelle Ridgway sanitizes a booth after customers left O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Michelle Ridgway sanitizes a booth after customers left O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Michelle Ridgway sanitizes a booth after customers left O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-77d77c9da910a4b7bc09d7f0b79c34c2.jpg" alt="Photo - The sign letting customers know that Packard's New American Kitchen restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. made the decision to close in effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The restaurant [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="The sign letting customers know that Packard's New American Kitchen restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. made the decision to close in effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The restaurant [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>The sign letting customers know that Packard's New American Kitchen restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. made the decision to close in effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The restaurant [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-e2b665e7f387e9b2ebcde966110a9fe4.jpg" alt="Photo - Exterior of a Homeland grocery store as customers make their way to shop in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Exterior of a Homeland grocery store as customers make their way to shop in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Exterior of a Homeland grocery store as customers make their way to shop in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3c28d948193b2157362fe8027de511e8.jpg" alt="Photo - Sauced on Paseo's to go only sign outside the restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] " title="Sauced on Paseo's to go only sign outside the restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Sauced on Paseo's to go only sign outside the restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-3c95ff4118bc10f24901dd5e57c739a0.jpg" alt="Photo - Stores at Bryant Square Shopping Center are pictured Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] " title="Stores at Bryant Square Shopping Center are pictured Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] "><figcaption>Stores at Bryant Square Shopping Center are pictured Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman] </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-2d6d7feeca82183b0d0f2d51814a3738.jpg" alt="Photo - Debi Norris sits at the bar at O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="Debi Norris sits at the bar at O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>Debi Norris sits at the bar at O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-a65679d7885bae81ec4b8dcde9dd7bbf.jpg" alt="Photo - A green beer sits on the bar next to a customer at O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]" title="A green beer sits on the bar next to a customer at O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]"><figcaption>A green beer sits on the bar next to a customer at O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille on St. Patricks Day in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. O'Connell's was following the restrictions at the time to have no more than 50 people gathered together and limited the number of customers allowed in at once. [Nate Billings/The Oklahoman]</figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-41867fdab729ed5714241ba9978451dc.jpg" alt="Photo - Alley's End, a mix of apartments and retail, is set for conditional desigation development for Urban Renewal property at NW 4 and E.K. Gaylord. Rendering by FSB. " title=" Alley's End, a mix of apartments and retail, is set for conditional desigation development for Urban Renewal property at NW 4 and E.K. Gaylord. Rendering by FSB. "><figcaption> Alley's End, a mix of apartments and retail, is set for conditional desigation development for Urban Renewal property at NW 4 and E.K. Gaylord. Rendering by FSB. </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-177c830c3be9b55ebd820c17a0d1a93a.jpg" alt="Photo - The Rose Rock “Alley’s End” proposal includes 71% of its apartments — 198 units — to be rented as affordable housing while 80 units would be rented as market rate housing. Rendering by FSB. " title=" The Rose Rock “Alley’s End” proposal includes 71% of its apartments — 198 units — to be rented as affordable housing while 80 units would be rented as market rate housing. Rendering by FSB. "><figcaption> The Rose Rock “Alley’s End” proposal includes 71% of its apartments — 198 units — to be rented as affordable housing while 80 units would be rented as market rate housing. Rendering by FSB. </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-e0443f9c49327baeeadf50e38c056c07.jpg" alt="Photo - Commercial alleyways are designed through the heart of the proposed Alley's End development planned for NW 4 and E.K. Gaylord. Rendering by FSB. " title=" Commercial alleyways are designed through the heart of the proposed Alley's End development planned for NW 4 and E.K. Gaylord. Rendering by FSB. "><figcaption> Commercial alleyways are designed through the heart of the proposed Alley's End development planned for NW 4 and E.K. Gaylord. Rendering by FSB. </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-f6b77bbd4c4a130329babecf8991e050.jpg" alt="Photo - The Alley's End development includes public performance and gathering spaces. Rendering by FSB. " title=" The Alley's End development includes public performance and gathering spaces. Rendering by FSB. "><figcaption> The Alley's End development includes public performance and gathering spaces. Rendering by FSB. </figcaption></figure><figure><img src="//cdn2.newsok.biz/cache/r960-aa1a15527b399c045a7a52b57a28cf74.jpg" alt="Photo - Floor plan for Alley's End. [Provided by FSB]" title="Floor plan for Alley's End. [Provided by FSB]"><figcaption>Floor plan for Alley's End. [Provided by FSB]</figcaption></figure>
Dave Cathey

The Oklahoman's food editor, Dave Cathey, keeps his eye on culinary arts and serves up news and reviews from Oklahoma’s booming food scene. Read more ›

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