Three new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Clackamas, Linn, Yamhill counties
COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon as of Monday, March 30, raising the state's death toll to 16.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 58 new confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, bringing the state total to 606, as of 8 a.m. Monday.
The new COVID-19 cases include 14 each in Marion and Washington counties; nine in Multnomah County; four each in Douglas and Josephine county; two each in Deschutes, Lane, Polk and Wasco counties; and one each in Benton, Clackamas, Jackson, Tillamook and Yamhill counties.
The Health Authority reports new cases once per day on its website.
Oregon's 14th COVID-19 death was that of a 91-year-old man in Yamhill County who tested positive on March 20 and died Sunday, March 29, at Providence Newberg Medical Center.
The 15th death was an 80-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on March 22 and died Sunday at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center.
The 16th death was a 91-year-old man in Linn County, who tested positive on March 15 and died Sunday at the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon.
All three men had underlying medical conditions.
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