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Four new presumptive cases of coronavirus announced in Oregon

The OHA says there is one new confirmed case in the following counties: Polk, Marion, Umatilla, and Deschutes.

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 1:36 PM
Updated: Mar 11, 2020 6:26 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority says 19 people have now tested positive for COVID-19. Four additional cases were announced Wednesday afternoon. 

The OHA says there is one new confirmed case in the following counties: Polk, Marion, Umatilla, and Deschutes. The Oregon Health Authority says none of the new cases involved travel to a country where there is an active outbreak. These four cases are considered community spread.


CONTEXT: COVID-19 cases in Oregon, a timeline of events


The Oregon Health Authority says every resident should protect people who are most at risk by takng the following steps: 

  • Never visit a hospital or long-term-care facility if you have a fever or cough illness.
  • Cover your mouth or nose when you cough or sneeze.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home if you feel ill. 

Tonight on NewsWatch 12 at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 we will bring you full coverage on the spread of the virus and what is being done to keep you safe. 

Click here for a full timeline of the spread of the Coronavirus in Oregon.


RELATED: What we know so far about the new coronavirus, COVID-19


In a video update posted by Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday prior to the newly announced cases, she said that six people were hospitalized from the virus.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 42808

Reported Deaths: 664
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah9292163
Marion5929108
Washington583877
Umatilla337645
Clackamas317265
Lane241927
Malheur192738
Jackson17076
Deschutes113613
Yamhill100115
Linn81615
Polk65715
Jefferson6059
Morrow5457
Lincoln51713
Union4682
Benton4456
Klamath4173
Douglas3598
Wasco34816
Hood River2771
Columbia2691
Josephine2693
Coos2510
Clatsop2440
Baker1253
Crook1102
Tillamook700
Curry581
Wallowa462
Lake380
Harney340
Sherman190
Gilliam110
Grant110
Wheeler20
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 914888

Reported Deaths: 17460
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles3020777027
Riverside669931303
San Bernardino633671073
Orange589801454
San Diego55210877
Kern33928416
Fresno30969439
Sacramento25601491
Santa Clara24425392
Alameda23471462
San Joaquin21729489
Contra Costa18763242
Stanislaus17714398
Tulare17590288
Ventura14330165
Imperial12967336
San Francisco12189140
Monterey1141990
San Mateo11198159
Santa Barbara9827122
Merced9531155
Sonoma9494136
Kings826483
Solano744576
Marin7096129
Madera503774
Placer420757
San Luis Obispo417432
Yolo321959
Butte309552
Santa Cruz280825
Napa196616
Shasta195431
Sutter186512
San Benito144215
El Dorado13514
Yuba132310
Mendocino113621
Tehama8928
Lassen7661
Lake69816
Glenn6713
Nevada6238
Humboldt56810
Colusa5516
Calaveras34218
Amador33116
Tuolumne2754
Inyo23115
Siskiyou2050
Del Norte1801
Mono1802
Mariposa792
Plumas700
Modoc360
Trinity270
Sierra60
Alpine30
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