Oregon surpasses 3000 confirmed coronavirus cases, 124 dead


3 more deaths reported Friday by health officials

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A total of 124 Oregon residents have now died from COVID-19 with the inclusion of 3 more people in the Friday report from Oregon health officials.

Another 75 confirmed cases and 5 presumptive cases were reported in the following counties: Clackamas (9), Clatsop (9), Deschutes (1), Lane (2), Linn (1), Marion (13), Morrow (1), Multnomah (30), Polk (2), Umatilla (3), Wasco (1), Washington (8). Since the outbreak began, 3032 Oregonians have tested positive with the coronavirus.

The three new deaths include a 51-year-old man in Marion County, an 80-year-old woman in Marion County and a 71-year-old woman in Multnomah County, all of whom had underlying health conditions, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

Statistics show 54% of the cases are women, 46% men.

Oregon COVID-19 daily update for May 8, 2020

On Thursday, Gov. Kate Brown said the state hit a record low this past week, with less than 100 coronavirus-related hospitalizations.

Meanwhile, in Washington state, health officials announced 14 more deaths with the statewide total standing at 905. The total number of cases statewide increased by 157 to stand at 16,388. There were no new cases reported in Clark County and the total there remains at 375.

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