COVID-19 cases approach 3000 in OR, 16000 in WA


2 older men died, bringing overall Oregon total to 115

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two men with underlying medical conditions, who were 88 and 95 years old, are the latest casualties from COVID-19 in Oregon.

These deaths bring the state’s overall total to 115. Another 70 confirmed cases of the coronavirus bring the cumulative total to 2916.

The latest confirmed cases were reported in 16 Oregon counties, with Multnomah and Marion combining for 42 of the 70 cases.

The 88-year-old Multnomah County resident died May 2 at Adventist Medical Center, while the 95-year-old resident of Polk County died May 4 at Salem Hospital.

Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 updates

Washington reported a total of 15,905 cases and 870 deaths by Tuesday night. The number of cases in Clark County climbed to 372.

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