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COVID-19: Oregon reports 50 new cases, one new death
The Oregon Health Authority reported 50 new cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and one new death in numbers released Thursday, March 26. The state has 316 reported cases and 11 deaths.
The latest death, according to OHA, was a 69-year-old Washington County woman who had underlying medical conditions. She tested positive March 15 and died March 25 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
The 50 new cases are in the following counties: Clatsop (1), Deschutes (5), Josephine (2), Lane (2), Linn (1), Marion (14), Multnomah (12), Polk (3), Tillamook (1), Wasco (1) and Washington (8).
The counties with the most total cases are Washington (104), Marion (57) and Multnomah (45).
A state-mandated stay-home social distancing order remains in effect, banning all nonessential travel and activities, in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.
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