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Urban and rural counties alike struggle with confirmed or presumptive infections.

PMG FILE PHOTO - The state of Oregon on Monday reported one new death from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in Multnomah County. COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 357, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Monday, Aug. 10.

Another 227 confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 also were reported, bringing the state total to 21,488.

The latest death is that of an 88-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on July 29 and died on Aug. 5 in his residence. He had underlying medical conditions that contributed to his death.

The new confirmed and presumptive cases are in urban and rural counties alike, include 45 in Multnomah County; 37 in Washington County; 27 in Marion County; 21 in Malheur County; 15 each in Morrow and Umatilla counties; 11 in Jefferson County; 10 in Clackamas County; eight each in Jackson and Yamhill counties; seven in Deschutes County; six in Polk County; five in Lane County; three in Linn County; two each in Baker, Crook, Hood River and Lincoln counties; and one in Columbia County.

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