Oregon reports 76 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, no new deaths

Jun 4 2020, 9:53 pm

On Thursday, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed 76 new known cases of COVID-19 and no new fatalities.

At the time of writing, the number of known cases in Oregon sits at 4,474, with 159 deaths.

According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases reported today are in the following counties: Clackamas (9), Coos (1), Crook (1), Deschutes (5), Jackson (1), Jefferson (1), Lane (3), Lincoln (5), Linn (2), Marion (12), Multnomah (30), Umatilla (1), Wasco (1), Washington (3), and Yamhill (1).

“An outbreak of five cases of COVID-19 has been reported at Amazon Aumsville in Marion County,” reads the OHA report. “State and county public health officials are working with the business to address the outbreak and protect the health of workers. The risk to the general public from this outbreak is considered low.”

The OHA is also reminding people that federal authorities continue to recommend wearing masks in public, and 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.”

The restrictions in an executive order passed down by Governor Kate Brown have recently seen loosening. Instituting a new phased reopening plan, the state will reevaluate how to approach the coronavirus on a county-by-county basis as businesses look to reopen.

Counties maintaining a Phase One minimum requirements, can apply to begin Phase Two of the plan soon.

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