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COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 16, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today.

Coronavirus Update

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Oregon Health Authority reported 58 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 606, as of 8 a.m. today. The new COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties:

  • Benton (1)
  • Clackamas (1)
  • Deschutes (2)
  • Douglas (4)
  • Jackson (1)
  • Josephine (4)
  • Lane (2)
  • Marion (14)
  • Multnomah (9)
  • Polk (2)
  • Tillamook (1)
  • Wasco (2)
  • Washington (14)
  • Yamhill (1)

One case of coronavirus was reported in Columbia County March 27. Oregon Health Authority reports new cases once a day on its website: at, www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus.

Oregon’s 14th COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old male in Yamhill County, who tested positive on March 20, and died March 29 at Providence Newberg Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.

Oregon’s 15th COVID-19 death is an 80-year-old male in Clackamas County, who tested positive on March 22, and died March 29 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.

Oregon’s 16th COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old male in Linn County, who tested positive on March 15, and died March 29 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in Lebanon. He had underlying medical conditions.

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