In the past two weeks, cases have risen more than 24% in Oregon, a development that marks a "stark reversal" of gains the state had made previously on tamping down the virus spread.
State hospital spokeswoman Rebeka Gipson-King said the patient has been quarantined, as have the 19 other patients who live in the same unit.
The pandemic has taken a wide toll, with stress causing people who have not been infected to suffer a host of symptoms like excruciating headaches, hair loss and sudden outbreaks of shingles.
A new study illustrate the challenges of trying to slow the spread of the virus as cases continue to climb in the state.
Older adults have listened to public health authorities and taken steps to minimize the risk of being infected with COVID-19, a new study says.
The Oregon Health Authority has announced it plans to again change the way it reports recovered cases of COVID-19. The agency will temporarily stop reporting recoveries until a new plan is in place.
The Trump administration has increasingly pinned its coronavirus testing strategy for the nation on tests that are not the most accurate.
The decision by Good Shepherd Health Care System in Umatilla County upsets employees who feel they are being kept in the dark.
It's very unlikely that a vaccine against the coronavirus will be as effective as the one against measles, for example.