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Second presumptive case of coronavirus in Oregon

The person is an adult household contact of the first presumptive case.

Posted: Mar 1, 2020 7:06 PM
Updated: Mar 10, 2020 1:39 PM

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority announced Sunday the second case of presumptive COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, in Oregon.

The second case is a Washington County resident who has had contact with the first person presumed to have the virus. 

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The second person did not require medical attention.

The individual was identified as a contact of the first person during the public health investigation. The individual now remains isolated at home.

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This presumptive positive test result was one of nine total tests completed today by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

Eight other tests were negative.

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