COVID-19: 98 new cases in Oregon, one new death
The Oregon Health Authority reported 98 new cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and one new death as of Friday, March 27.
The state now has 414 reported cases and 12 deaths.
The latest death, according to OHA, was an 82-year-old Marion County woman who had underlying medical conditions. She tested positive March 20 and died March 25 at Salem Hospital.
The 50 new cases are in the following counties: Clackamas (10), Columbia (1), Deschutes (3), Douglas (1), Jackson (2), Klamath (1), Lane (2), (Linn (2), Marion (26), Morrow (1), Multnomah (22), Polk (4), Umatilla (1), Wasco (1), Washington (18), Yamhill (4).
The counties with the most total cases are Washington (122), Marion (83) and Multnomah (67).
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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