Oregon reports 424 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths; Tillamook County reports 2 new cases today Oct. 28th, total cases at 72

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed seven more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 671, the Oregon Health Authority reported at today, October 28th.
Oregon Health Authority reported 424 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 43,228.
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (8), Benton (3), Clackamas (35), Clatsop (2), Columbia (1), Coos (7), Crook (2), Deschutes (26), Douglas (4), Hood River (2), Jackson (35), Klamath (3), Lake (3), Lane (34), Lincoln (1), Linn (11), Malheur (16), Marion (34), Morrow (1), Multnomah (110), Polk (6), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (17), Union (9), Wasco (1), Washington (48), and Yamhill (3).

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Making rent or mortgage payments can be a challenge right now. We want you to know there is help available.

Renters are protected by an eviction moratorium in Oregon through Dec. 31, 2020. Tenants cannot be evicted for nonpayment of rent during this time. You can find other protections that are part of the moratorium on the Community Alliance of Tenants webpage. If you need help coming up with your rent, 211info also has information on rental assistance throughout Oregon.

For homeowners, the Oregon Homeownership Stabilization Initiative (OSHI) has a COVID-19 Mortgage Assistance Program.  You can learn about eligibility requirements and the application process at OHSI’s website. There is a moratorium on foreclosures through Dec. 31, 2020 as well.