PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority is reporting hundreds of new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday in addition to four more outbreaks.
With 305 new confirmed and presumptive cases, the total has risen to 35,634. The new cases include: Baker (3), Benton (4), Clackamas (22), Columbia (7), Coos (6), Crook (1), Deschutes (11), Douglas (3), Jackson (21), Jefferson (1), Josephine (6), Klamath (2), Lake (1), Lane (53), Lincoln (1), Linn (31), Malheur (5), Marion (25), Morrow (1), Multnomah (43), Polk (3), Tillamook (5), Umatilla (13), Wallowa (2), Wasco (4), Washington (26) and Yamhill (5).
There are also two new deaths, bringing the death toll to 583. They include an 86-year-old Washington County man with underlying conditions and a 69-year-old Deschutes County woman with underlying conditions.
OHA said there has been an outbreak with 20 cases tied to New Seasons Food Company in Washington County. Another 20 cases are tied to Oregon State Hospital in Marion County. The other two outbreaks include 21 cases tied to a McDonald’s in Medford and 41 cases tied to the Oregon State Correctional Institution in Marion County.
Officials said they are working with the businesses and facilities to address the outbreaks.