Oregon announces future 'aggressive social distancing' plan, details expected Monday

On Friday, state officials held a press conference to let Oregonians prepare for a potential order with details expected to be announced on Monday.

Posted: Mar 20, 2020 7:48 PM
Updated: Mar 20, 2020 7:57 PM

PORTLAND — Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury sent mixed signals in a Friday night press conference.

The press conference Friday around 7 pm was regarding a future social distancing plan.

The conference had contradicting statements about whether an official order would be issued by the Oregon government on Monday. Governor Brown does not expect to issue an official order to enact more "social distancing" measures throughout the state.

According to Mayor Wheeler, however, Portland residents should expect an announcement Monday regarding rules limiting social engagement.

Throughout the announcement, the officials repeatedly stated the purpose of the night's press conference and the focus for the potential, future order is to "stay home, stay healthy."

"Social distancing measures are the most effective way to flatten the curve and slow the spread of the virus," Gov. Brown said. "Your actions right now mean the difference between life and death for yourself and for others."

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 132412

Reported Deaths: 1799
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28237458
Washington18512171
Marion16085238
Clackamas11577138
Lane8219108
Jackson686284
Umatilla670968
Deschutes490736
Yamhill316245
Malheur312452
Linn310246
Klamath242238
Polk241340
Josephine170633
Jefferson168725
Benton168414
Douglas166643
Union110416
Wasco106323
Columbia103318
Lincoln98517
Hood River94821
Coos93315
Morrow92710
Clatsop6695
Crook60410
Baker5665
Tillamook3622
Curry3185
Lake2295
Grant2131
Harney1734
Wallowa963
Gilliam481
Sherman470
Wheeler201
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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2955323

Reported Deaths: 33342
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles100392313741
San Bernardino2482851560
Riverside2352352517
San Diego2098972065
Orange2093652320
Santa Clara914661060
Kern83547558
Sacramento802791080
Fresno79950932
Alameda65679757
Ventura59061412
San Joaquin56484748
Contra Costa50627430
Stanislaus41925739
Tulare40176501
Monterey34959249
San Mateo31291294
San Francisco28574254
Imperial24944463
Solano24654105
Santa Barbara23538228
Merced23492296
Sonoma23204234
Kings18661110
Placer16761173
San Luis Obispo15129128
Madera12883130
Santa Cruz11776113
Marin11345153
Yolo10240131
Shasta9594117
Butte9233121
El Dorado751544
Sutter748477
Napa723139
Lassen509413
San Benito485043
Yuba481827
Tehama397142
Tuolumne330438
Nevada309973
Mendocino307631
Amador295329
Lake243428
Humboldt226324
Glenn182419
Colusa16919
Calaveras153823
Siskiyou140813
Mono10834
Inyo92429
Del Norte8472
Plumas5735
Modoc3783
Mariposa3434
Trinity3024
Alpine730
Sierra700
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