The Oregon Health Authority undereported Multnomah County's COVID-19 hospitalization numbers to Gov. Kate Brown, but the plan to reopen the county will move forward regardless.
Leaders at the Oregon Department of Corrections said Wednesday the spike in positive cases of COVID-19 outside its prisons poses an obstacle to resuming in-person visits between families and inmates.
The president is arguing that the United States is finding more cases of COVID-19 because we are testing more.
Starting next Wednesday, residents will be required to wear masks in indoor public places in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Hood River, Marion, Polk and Lincoln counties.
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Enrollment has grown by 70,000 in the taxpayer-funded insurance for low-income residents since March 8 when the state declared a state of emergency over the pandemic.
The change follows complaints by communities of color that the project was flawed by racial biases.
One of the volunteer students was singled out and arrested while filming the police, the students said.
Gov. Kate Brown said she expects to call a second special session later this summer to deal with state budget cuts.
The global pandemic has ordinary health care workers going to extremes in a desperate hunt for medical supplies.