PORTLAND, Ore. – Three more people have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to eight.
The Oregon Health Authority reports one of the deaths is a 78-year-old man in Clackamas County. He had underlying medical conditions and died at the hospital on Sunday.
Another death is a 63-year-old man from Multnomah County. He was not hospitalized at the time of his death on Monday, but he did have underlying medical conditions.
And the third new death is a 90-year-old woman in Washington County. She died Monday at a hospital. She had underlying medical conditions.
With 18 more people testing positive, the state’s total is now 209.
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Oregon reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 18 new COVID-19 cases
PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to eight, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today.
Oregon Health Authority also reported 18 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 209, as of 8 a.m. today. The COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Clackamas (3), Clatsop (1), Jackson (1), Marion (2), Multnomah (4), and Washington (7). Oregon Health Authority reports new cases once a day on its website: www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus.
Oregon’s sixth COVID-19 death is a 78-year-old man in Clackamas County, who tested positive on March 15, and died March 22 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon’s seventh COVID-19 death is a 63-year-old man in Multnomah County, who had underlying medical conditions and was not hospitalized at the time of death. He tested positive on March 16, and died March 23.
Oregon’s eighth COVID-19 death is a 90-year-old woman in Washington County, who tested positive on March 19, and died March 23 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions.
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