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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.

Confirmed Cases: 20635

Reported Deaths: 348
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah476293
Washington299124
Marion283769
Umatilla222127
Clackamas150039
Malheur75513
Deschutes5829
Lane5653
Jackson4472
Yamhill42913
Lincoln4129
Union3942
Morrow3493
Jefferson3464
Polk30812
Linn27110
Klamath2012
Hood River1810
Wasco1813
Benton1646
Douglas1481
Josephine1132
Columbia910
Coos900
Clatsop840
Crook431
Baker380
Tillamook340
Lake320
Wallowa191
Sherman150
Curry140
Harney100
Gilliam40
Grant40
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 546814

Reported Deaths: 10133
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Los Angeles2042584919
Riverside40452799
Orange38754704
San Bernardino34939497
San Diego31127583
Kern22009160
Fresno16625157
Alameda12884206
San Joaquin12119192
Santa Clara11336196
Sacramento10544155
Tulare10475196
Imperial9601240
Stanislaus9408151
Contra Costa8760136
Ventura803582
San Francisco732664
Santa Barbara665268
San Mateo5978120
Marin525778
Monterey515635
Merced485562
Kings445356
Solano395939
Sonoma335844
Madera226736
Placer209920
San Luis Obispo204716
Yolo166042
Santa Cruz12294
Butte10608
Napa104610
Sutter8936
El Dorado7161
San Benito6994
Lassen6380
Yuba5724
Shasta4119
Mendocino36310
Colusa3624
Glenn3603
Nevada3211
Humboldt2804
Tehama2711
Lake2202
Amador1620
Mono1531
Tuolumne1472
Calaveras1361
Del Norte960
Siskiyou920
Inyo863
Mariposa602
Plumas340
Trinity50
Modoc40
Sierra30
Alpine20
Unassigned00
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