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More than 2,000 coronavirus cases in Oregon, OHA says

Three more have died.

Posted: Apr 21, 2020 4:15 PM
Updated: Apr 21, 2020 4:21 PM

SALEM, Ore. – Three more have died due to coronavirus in the state, Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday.

The death toll is at 78.

OHA also announced 46 new cases, tipping the state total over 2,000 to 2,002. The new cases include two in Clackamas, one in Coos, two in Klamath, one in Linn, 10 in Marion, 22 in Multnomah, two in Umatilla, one in Wasco, and seven in Washington.

KEZI 9 News reported the new Coos County case on Monday. The Oregon Department of Corrections added a new case at the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution, the second inmate to test positive at the facility.

OHA said Benton and Yamhill counties transferred cases to other Oregon counties on Monday.

The recent deaths include a 47-year-old Washington County man who tested positive March 16 and died April 17 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, a 61-year-old Washington County woman who tested positive March 24 and died April 18 at the same center, and a 65-year-old Multnomah County man who tested positive and died on April 20 at Adventist Medical Center.

OHA said they all had underlying health conditions.

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