Coronavirus in Oregon: 330 new cases, three deaths following governor’s Friday reinstated restrictions

The Oregon Health Authority reported 330 new coronavirus cases and three deaths Saturday.

Oregon’s average daily cases remain near an all-time high as Gov. Kate Brown reinstated Umatilla County’s stay-at-home status and had Morrow County go back to Phase 1 reopening.

Where the new cases are by county: Baker (2), Benton (3), Clackamas (16), Clatsop (5), Columbia (5), Crook (1), Deschutes (12), Douglas (3), Jackson (18), Jefferson (4), Josephine (5), Klamath (1), Lane (12), Linn (6), Malheur (17), Marion (40), Morrow (8), Multnomah (69), Polk (4), Sherman (4), Umatilla (33), Wasco (4), Washington (43), and Yamhill (15).

New fatalities: Oregon’s 323rd death from coronavirus is an 86-year-old man from Washington County, who had underlying medical conditions, the state reported Saturday. He tested positive July 14 and died July 31 at home.

A 73-year-old Yamhill County woman, with underlying conditions, is the 324th coronavirus death. She tested positive on July 26 and died July 30 at Willamette Valley Medical Center.

The state’s 325th victim of COVID-19 is a 91-year-old woman from Deschutes County, who also had underlying medical conditions. She tested positive July 12 and died July 28. Her place of death is still being confirmed, health officials said Saturday.

Since it began: Oregon has now reported 18,817 confirmed or presumed infections and 325 deaths. Fully 390,799 people in Oregon have been tested.

–Alex Hardgrave | | @a_hardgrave

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