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.

Confirmed Cases: 9294

Reported Deaths: 209
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah230169
Marion156447
Washington144620
Clackamas77324
Umatilla6204
Union3471
Lincoln3272
Deschutes1920
Lane1803
Linn1549
Polk14912
Malheur1401
Jackson1310
Yamhill1318
Jefferson1260
Klamath1231
Hood River880
Benton835
Wasco751
Morrow721
Clatsop490
Douglas440
Coos410
Josephine411
Columbia310
Lake190
Tillamook120
Crook110
Wallowa100
Curry70
Baker40
Grant10
Harney10
Sherman10
Gilliam00
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
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