OHA investigating outbreak; 71 new cases in state

In Multnomah County, there were 41 new cases.

Posted: May 27, 2020 2:02 PM
Updated: May 27, 2020 6:50 PM

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority and local authorities are investigating an outbreak of coronavirus.

On Wednesday, 71 new confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases were reported.

Officials said the increase in cases is tied to an outbreak at specific locations of a business that operates in the metro area and in the Willamette Valley.

At this time, there is no indication that surrounding communities are at significant risk.

The investigation is ongoing, and more positive test results are expected.

Further details, including location information, will be released in the coming days, OHA said.

The state total is now 4,038.

The new cases include four in Clackamas, one in Hood River, five in Jackson, two in Lake, two in Lincoln, six in Marion, 41 in Multnomah, two in Polk, two in Wasco, five in Washington, and one in Yamhill.

No new deaths were added, keeping the toll at 148.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 70832

Reported Deaths: 885
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah15875232
Washington997499
Marion9017137
Clackamas585377
Umatilla430149
Lane420241
Jackson364428
Malheur237942
Deschutes222814
Yamhill164816
Linn138522
Polk116816
Douglas91217
Jefferson80811
Union7715
Benton7667
Klamath7604
Morrow6517
Lincoln61315
Wasco51919
Josephine5104
Columbia4783
Coos4182
Hood River3941
Clatsop3510
Baker2723
Crook2176
Grant1341
Curry1292
Tillamook1230
Lake1171
Harney961
Wallowa713
Sherman230
Gilliam220
Wheeler30
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