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Official coronavirus tally grows moderately, along with 11 new presumed cases

COURTESY PHOTO: CDC - The coronavirus spreads mainly through person-to-person contact within about six feet and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes, according to the CDC.Oregon officials reported no new deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, meaning the total known deaths attributed to the disease held steady at 130.

Meanwhile, 61 more people tested positive, and 11 additional people are presumed to be positive based on symptoms and contact with a confirmed case.

Of 2,053 new test results reported, 3% were positive, reducing Oregon's overall test positivity rate of 4.1%.

The state reports a total of 3,283 confirmed cases.

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The additional cases and presumed cases reported by the state today fall in 14 counties: Marion (29), Washington (14), Multnomah (9), Clackamas (6), Deschutes (4), Polk (2) and one easch in Benton, Clatsop, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath, Linn, Wasco and Yamhill.


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