Oregon reports 43 new cases of coronavirus, one new death

Apr 27 2020, 3:59 pm

On Monday, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed 43 new known cases of COVID-19, with one new death.

Over the weekend, the state reported 134 new cases and five more deaths.

At the time of writing, the number of known cases in Oregon sits at 2,354, with 92 fatalities.

According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases reported today are in the following counties: Coos (two), Deschutes (two), Linn (five), Malheur (one), Marion (11), Multnomah (12), Washington (nine), Yamhill (one).

“Oregon’s 92nd COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old female in Washington County, who tested positive on April 17th and died on April 25th at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions,” reads the OHA update.

While the current situation in Oregon will shift and grow, the OHA is providing daily updates on the impacts in the state.

“With the recent news that federal authorities recommend wearing masks in public, Oregon Health Authority is reminding Oregonians that staying home and avoiding all non-essential contact with others continues to be the most important thing all of us can do to stay healthy and keep others healthy,” writes the OHA.

After an executive order was passed down by Governor Kate Brown, the state has barred all non-essential trips from home.