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Contact tracing underway after two Oklahoma House members test positive for COVID-19

The Oklahoma House is working with the State Department of Health on contact tracing after two lawmakers tested positive for COVID-19.

Both lawmakers showed no symptoms and took COVID tests as a requirement to attend events, said House Majority Floor Leader Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City.

One positive member, Kevin Wallace, R-Wellston, was sworn in early on Wednesday while in quarantine. Other members who had been in contact with Wallace were also sworn in separately.

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