Regional COVID-19 updates: 1 death in OR; 17 deaths in WA


Coronavirus updates for Oregon and Southwest Washington

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Here is the latest information from April 12, 2020, in Oregon and Southwest Washington in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic:

Oregon reports 1 new COVID-19 death, 80 new cases

The Oregon Health Authority confirmed Sunday one new death related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as 80 new cases across the state.

The death brings the Oregon’s coronavirus death toll to 52.

The victim, an 89-year-old woman in Multnomah County, tested positive on March 25 and had underlying conditions.

New cases of COVID-19 were identified in the following counties: Benton (1), Clackamas (4), Deschutes (1), Douglas (2), Jackson (2), Josephine (1), Lane (2), Linn (1), Malheur (1), Marion (13), Multnomah (31), Umatilla (2), Wasco (1), and Washington (18).

Washington reports 17 more COVID-19 deaths

The state of Washington reported almost 200 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday. The total number of diagnosed cases in the state has reached 10,411. That figure is up by 187 cases from Saturday’s report.

The state’s Department of Health has reported that the coronavirus has claimed the lives of 17 people, bringing the death toll up to 508.

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