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Thursday
July 2 2020
11:56 AM

Oregon sees another record-breaking jump in coronavirus cases
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PORTLAND, Oregon — The Oregon Health Authority reported the largest single-day jump in coronavirus cases since the pandemic first began, with 178 new cases announced on Thursday.

Thursday's update broke the previous one-day record of 146 cases.

Two more people reportedly died from coronavirus in the state, bringing the statewide death toll to 171.

The two deaths reported were an 84-year-old Clackamas County woman who died on June 9 and a 66-year-old man in Yamhill County who died on June 10. They both had underlying medical conditions.

The new cases announced on Thursday are in the following counties:

  • Clackamas (47)
  • Clatsop (1)
  • Crook (2)
  • Deschutes (1)
  • Hood River (1)
  • Jefferson (3)
  • Lake (2)
  • Lane (3)
  • Lincoln (9)
  • Marion (34)
  • Multnomah (43)
  • Polk (4)
  • Umatilla (4)
  • Union (1)
  • Wallowa (1)
  • Wasco (1)
  • Washington (15)
  • Yamhill (6)

More than 156,000 Oregonians have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic began.


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