OHA: No new COVID deaths but confirmed cases rise

Coronavirus

Confirmed cases in Oregon now at 2759

In this Tuesday, April 28, 2020, photo, Alexander Faigen, of Augusta University’s Dental College of Georgia, shows how far a nasal swab must be inserted in Augusta, Ga. Volunteers at a Georgia dental college who started using a 3D printer to make nasal swabs used in test kits for the coronavirus are now a major part of the state’s effort to expand testing. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — For the second consecutive day, there were no deaths reported in Oregon related to COVID-19, but the number of cases in the state continues to rise.

As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, 65 new confirmed cases and another 14 cases presumed to be the coronavirus were recorded by the Oregon Health Authority in 15 different counties.

Marion County had the most cases in this report, 17, followed by Multnomah with 15 and Washington and Linn counties with 10 each.

Overall, Oregon has recorded 2759 cases, with 109 deaths.

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As of now, the daily reports from state health officials will include presumptive cases, which goes hand-in-hand with guidance from the CDC.

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