COVID-19: Four new deaths and 49 new cases reported in Oregon
Four more people have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, the Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday.
In addition to the four deaths, 49 new cases were reported by OHA in its April 7 update.
The state now has 1,181 reported cases and 33 deaths.
The four deaths were: an 83-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive March 28 and died April 5 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center; a 98-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive April 1 and died April 5 in her residence; a 71-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive March 30 and died April 2 in her residence; and a 91-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive March 27 and died April 6 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
All four patients had underlying health conditions, according to OHA.
The 49 new cases are in the following counties: Clackamas (7), Clatsop (1), Deschutes (4), Klamath (1), Lane (1), Linn (1), Marion (6), Multnomah (15), Polk (2) and Washington (11).
The counties with the most total cases are Washington (282), Multnomah (258) and Marion (215) .
A total of 329 patients have been hospitalized, though it should be noted that OHA does not have hospitalization information for 96 patients.
A state-mandated "stay home" social distancing order remains in effect, banning all non-essential travel and activities, in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.
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