EDITOR’S NOTE: As we enter our ninth month of coronavirus reports, we are seeing the highest case counts of the pandemic. The governor has issued another executive order, pressing pause for several counties with high case counts, and urging all Oregonians to stay home to stay safe and healthy. Community spread through gatherings continues to be the leading cause, and we all must do the right things: Wear a mask; Wash our hands; Watch our distance; Limit gatherings to immediate household members; Stay home and within your community.
PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 730, the Oregon Health Authority reported today, Sunday November 8th.
Oregon Health Authority reported 874 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 50,448.
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported are in the following counties: Benton (5), Clackamas (127), Clatsop (5), Columbia (6), Coos (4), Crook (1), Curry (2), Deschutes (23), Douglas (15), Grant (5), Harney (1), Hood River (6), Jackson (67), Jefferson (1), Josephine (9), Klamath (6), Lane (57), Linn (5), Malheur (13), Marion (112), Morrow (8), Multnomah (216), Polk (17), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (25), Union (9), Wallowa (1), Wasco (1), Washington (104), Yamhill (22).