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647,000 Oregonians will be on the roads during the holiday season. According to AAA, this is the most recorded travel in the past 12 years.

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 6:37 PM
Updated: Nov 22, 2017 4:40 PM

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MEDFORD, Ore. – 647,000 Oregonians will be on the roads during the holiday season. According to AAA, this is the most recorded travel in the past 12 years.

If you are getting ready for a long distance car ride here are a few things that you can do to make your ride more safe and smooth.

• Double check car maintenance
• Get a full nights sleep the night before
• Take multiple breaks
• Pack an emergency kit (water, non-perishable food, blankets)

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), if you are traveling through any of the mountain passes into or out of the Rogue Valley you are required to carry chains. They also recommend that you practice putting them on before your trip.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 43793

Reported Deaths: 673
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah9502166
Marion6024109
Washington599178
Umatilla343545
Clackamas326766
Lane246727
Malheur194938
Jackson17967
Deschutes118513
Yamhill101315
Linn84515
Polk66815
Jefferson60710
Morrow5517
Lincoln51813
Union4842
Benton4636
Klamath4223
Douglas3688
Wasco34916
Hood River2841
Columbia2711
Josephine2703
Coos2601
Clatsop2480
Baker1403
Crook1132
Tillamook740
Curry581
Wallowa492
Lake430
Harney350
Sherman200
Grant120
Gilliam110
Wheeler10
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

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Confirmed Cases: 923648

Reported Deaths: 17559
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Los Angeles3050707044
Riverside675521306
San Bernardino641311073
Orange594421468
San Diego55898885
Kern34114420
Fresno31195439
Sacramento25882499
Santa Clara24665404
Alameda23636463
San Joaquin21988492
Contra Costa18877243
Stanislaus17814400
Tulare17730291
Ventura14409166
Imperial13023338
San Francisco12277145
Monterey1153892
San Mateo11278159
Santa Barbara9886126
Sonoma9601136
Merced9588155
Kings848683
Solano758676
Marin7107127
Madera506676
Placer429059
San Luis Obispo424032
Yolo325060
Butte313453
Santa Cruz284825
Shasta199931
Napa199816
Sutter188912
San Benito144915
El Dorado13684
Yuba133810
Mendocino115421
Tehama9219
Lassen7711
Lake70216
Glenn6793
Nevada6328
Humboldt56910
Colusa5536
Calaveras34721
Amador33716
Tuolumne2855
Inyo24015
Siskiyou2140
Mono1822
Del Norte1801
Mariposa812
Plumas760
Modoc450
Trinity280
Sierra60
Alpine40
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