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July 4 2020
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Four more people die of COVID-19 in Oregon, bringing death toll toll to 26
by KATU Staff
  Sunday April 5, 2020 - 7:23 PM
 
PORTLAND, Ore. — Health officials said Saturday that four more people died from the coronavirus in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 26.

Oregon Health Authority also said there are 100 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total to 999.

The OHA released the following information about those victims:

Oregon's 23rd COVID-19 death is a 65-year-old man in Marion County, who tested positive on March 26, 2020, and died on April 2, 2020, at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions. Oregon's 24th COVID-19 death is a 59-year-old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on March 24, 2020, and died on April 3, 2020, at his residence. He had underlying medical conditions. Oregon's 25th COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Multnomah County, who tested positive on March 30, 2020, and died on April 2, 2020, at her residence. She had underlying medical conditions. Oregon's 26th COVID-19 death is a 64-year-old woman in Multnomah County, who tested positive on March 23, 2020, and died on April 1, 2020, at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions. The new cases reported Saturday are in the following counties:

Benton (2), Clackamas (12), Columbia (2), Deschutes (3), Douglas (2), Jackson (6), Josephine (1), Klamath (1), Lane (3), Linn (3), Marion (10), Multnomah (34), Polk (2), and Washington (19).

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Saturday that she is sending 140 ventilators to New York because "Oregon is in a better position right now."

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