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Multnomah County is still on track to apply to the state for Phase 1 reopening of the economy next week

PMG GRAPHIC - The Oregon Health Authority released its newest update on Friday.The Oregon Health Authority reported no new COVID-19 deaths on Friday, with the state's death toll remaining unchanged at 151.

State health authorities also reported 48 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of May 29, bringing the state total to 4,131.

The new figures were released as state and Multnomah County health authorities said a recent spike in new cases was largely confined to the arrival of new farm workers that had been anticipated. The increase has not so far changed the county's plan to apply to the state for Phase 1 reopening of the economy next week.

Multnomah County had the largest number of new confirmed and presumptive cases at 18, followed by Marion County with 11, and Washington County with seven

They were followed by Jefferson County with 3, Lincoln County with 2, and Clackamas, Curry, Douglas, Hood River, Klamath, Lane, and Wasco counties with one each.

Oregon's 151st COVID-19 death, which was reported Thursday without details, is a 72-year-old man in Polk County who tested positive on May 1 and died May 25 at his residence. He had underlying medical conditions.

Additional information is available on the OHA website here.


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