OHA: 24 new COVID-19 cases; 1 death in Linn County

Oregon’s one COVID-19 death in Linn County is a veteran in his 90s who tested positive on March 11.

Posted: Mar 22, 2020 12:24 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2020 4:23 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. -- COVID-19 has claimed another life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from four to five.

Oregon’s one COVID-19 death in Linn County is a veteran in his 90s who tested positive on March 11. He died Sunday morning at the Oregon Veterans' Home. He had underlying medical conditions.

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The Oregon Health Authority reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the state total to 161, some of which KEZI 9 News has previously reported.

The COVID-19 cases reported Sunday are in the following counties: Benton (2), Clackamas (1), Deschutes (1), Lane (1), Marion (3), Multnomah (1), Washington (13) and Yamhill (2). 

KEZI 9 News previously reported the new cases in Benton and Lane Counties.

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