For fourth day in a row, COVID-19 cases top 300 in Oregon
The Oregon Health Authority reported more than 300 new cases of COVID-19 in the state for the fourth day in a row on Sunday.
State health officials also reported the virus has claimed two more lives in Oregon on July 5, death toll to 215.
A total of 301 new confirmed and presumptive cases were reported Sunday, bringing the state total to 10,230.
The most new cases were 375 on July 2. That was followed by 344 in July 3 and 303 on July 4.
The new cases were reported in the following counties: Clackamas (25), Columbia (3), Crook (1), Deschutes (8), Douglas (4), Hood River (5), Jackson (3), Jefferson (1), Josephine (3), Lane (10), Malheur (15), Marion (38), Morrow (9), Multnomah (72), Sherman (1), Umatilla (41), Union (1), Wasco (3), Washington (51), Yamhill (7).
According to the Health Authority, Oregon's 214th COVID-19 death was a 96-year-old woman in Lincoln County who tested positive on June 30 and died on July 2 in her residence.
The 215th death was a 70-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on June 11 and died on July 3 at Salem Hospital.
More information is now known about Oregon's 213th COVID-19 death. She was an 86-year-old woman in Lincoln County who tested positive on June 29 and died on July 1 at Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital.
All three had underlying medical conditions.
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