Portland, Ore. – One of the latest Oregonians to die from Covid-19 is a 40-year-old woman from the Portland area. She’s one of three new victims reported by health officials, bringing the state’s death toll up to 289. The other victims were a 56-year-old man in Marion county, and a 63-year-old woman in Malheur county. Health officials say another 277 people in Oregon have caught the virus. The most new cases are from Multnomah, Washington, and Umatilla counties. It makes at least 16,758 cases total statewide.
The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (1), Clackamas (20), Columbia (2), Coos (1), Crook (1), Deschutes (21), Hood River (1), Jackson (15), Jefferson (5), Klamath (1), Lane (8), Lincoln (1), Linn (5), Malheur (10), Marion (30), Morrow (13), Multnomah (44), Polk (2), Umatilla (43), Wasco (5), Washington (39), and Yamhill (6).
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