COVID-19 cases and death keep climbing as Brown threatens restrictions
Four more Oregonians have died of COVID-19, raising the state total to 213, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Saturday.
State health officials also reported 303 new Oregon Health Authority reported 303 new confirmed and presumptive cases, bringing the state total to 9,930.
The increases are happening as Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is threatening to reverse the economic reopening decisions that have allowed bars and restaurants to resume serving customers on the premises. State liquor and safety inspectors are doing spot checks over the Fouth of July weekend to ensure social distancing and indoor mask requirments are being followed.
The largest number of reported new cases was 58 in Multnomah County, followed by 49 in Umatilla County, 46 in Washington County, 31 in Malhuer County, 26 in Clackams County, 12 in Lane County, and 11 each in Deschutes and Morrow County.
After that, the numbers in the other counties drop to: Baker (1), Benton (2), Clatsop (2), Columbia (2), Douglas (1), Gilliam (1), Jackson (7), Jefferson (1), Josephine (8), Klamath (5), Lake (1), Lincoln (1), Linn (1), Polk (3), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (49), and Wasco (4).
Oregon's 210th COVID-19 death is 93-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on June 27 and died on July 1, in his residence. He had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon's 211th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on June 21 and died on June 26, at Good Shepherd Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon's 212th COVID-19 death is a 94-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on June 16 and died on June 29, in her residence. She had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon's 213th COVID-19 death is an 86-year-old woman in Lincoln County who tested positive on June 29. Her date and place of death, and underlying medical conditions are being confirmed.
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