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Story by Oregon Herald staff
Published on Thursday April 23, 2020 - 9:00 PM

 
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority reported 68 new coronavirus diagnoses in Oregon Thursday. That brings Oregon's confirmed case total to 2,127.

The agency said four people in Multnomah County — a 94-year-old woman and three men ages, 74, 78 and 87 — as well as a 70-year-old Clackamas County man were the latest known patients to succumb to the illness, bringing the statewide death toll to 83.

OHA Thursday also reported five new coronavirus-related deaths bringing the state's total known deaths to 83.

OHA details the new deaths as:

  • A 94-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on April 3 and died on April 22 at her home. She had underlying medical conditions. 
  • A 78-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on March 30 and died on April 19 at his home. He had underlying medical conditions. 
  • An 87-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on April 20 and died on April 22 at Providence Portland Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • A 74-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on April 9 and died on April 21 at Adventist Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • A 70-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on April 1 and died on April 21 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.