UPDATE (11:57 a.m. PT) — The Oregon Health Authority Saturday reported 93 new confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases in the state. There are now 4,662 known cases in Oregon.
Presumptive cases are people who have not tested positive for the virus but have symptoms and have had close contact with a confirmed case.
OHA reported two new coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the state’s total deaths at 163.
The agency detailed those deaths as:
- A 70-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on April 8 and died on May 9 in her residence. She had underlying medical conditions.
- A 50-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on April 23 and died on May 29 in his residence. He had underlying medical conditions
Clark County’s total cases at more than 570
Clark County Friday reported three new coronavirus cases, bringing the county’s total to 571. The new cases are related to an outbreak at a building supply company in Ridgefield, Washington.
Clark County reported two additional deaths. To date, 27 people have died from COVID-19 in Clark County.
According to the most recently available data, Washington state has 22,993 confirmed coronavirus cases. The state has seen 1,149 coronavirus-related deaths.
Oregon COVID-19 Map
Counties approved and applying to reopen
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown approved 29 counties to move to Phase 2 of her reopening plan as soon as Friday.
The latest counties to be approved include Deschutes, Umatilla and Jefferson.
Additionally, Multnomah County submitted its application to move ahead into Phase 1 of the governor’s reopening plan. If approved, the county could reopen as soon as Friday.
In Washington, Clark County received approval to move into Phase 2 of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan.