SALEM, Ore. – There are 72 new coronavirus cases in the state, Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday.
The confirmed cases bring the state total to 2,839. They include three in Benton, five in Clackamas, nine in Clatsop, one in Coos, one in Deschutes, one in Hood River, two in Josephine, one in Linn, 13 in Marion, one in Morrow, 15 in Multnomah, 19 in Polk, three in Umatilla, five in Washington and one in Yamhill.
Four more people have also died, and the current death toll is now 113.
On May 2 in Multnomah County, an 89-year-old man died at Providence Portland Medical Center, a 72-year-old man died at Adventist
Medical Center, and a 71-year-old man died at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. OHA said they each had underlying medical conditions.
A 76-year-old Washington County man died May 3 at Kaiser Westside Medical Center. OHA said he had no known underlying conditions.
OHA also reported eight new presumptive cases. A presumptive case is someone who hasn’t tested positive but is showing symptoms and has had contact with someone who has tested positive.