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Coronavirus claims five more lives in Oregon

There are also 68 new cases, bringing Oregon's total to 2,127.

Posted: Apr 23, 2020 12:13 PM
Updated: Apr 23, 2020 12:55 PM

SALEM, Ore. – Five more people have died due to coronavirus in the state, Oregon Health Authority reported on Thursday.

There are also 68 new cases, bringing the state's total to 2,127.

Among the new cases are eight in Clackamas, one in Coos, four in Deschutes, one in Douglas, one in Hood River, three in Klamath, four in Linn, one in Malheur, nine in Marion, 16 in Multnomah, one in Umatilla, one in Wasco and 18 in Washington.

The new Coos County case makes four for the county, all inmates at Shutter Creek Correctional Institution.

The state death toll is now at 83.

In Multnomah County, a 94-year-old woman tested positive April 3 and died April 22 at her home, a 78-year-old man tested positive March 30 and died April 19 at his home, an 87-year-old man tested positive April 20 and died April 22 at Providence Portland Medical Center and a 74-year-old man tested positive April 9 and died April 21 at Adventist Medical Center.

A 70-year-old Clackamas County man tested positive April 1 and died April 21 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center.

OHA said they all had underlying health conditions.

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