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As new cases of COVID-19 rise in Oregon, Brown decided to extend the state of emergency until Jan. 2, 2021. It had been scheduled to expire Nov. 3.
The county responded by saying it is “frustrated" with the move and that the recent spike in cases was part of a national trend.
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.
More than 450 new cases of COVID-19 were seen in Oregon on Friday, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began.
A study that analyzed tens of thousands of 911 calls found that medics are less likely to assess the pain of Asians and Hispanics and give them vital care.
Unlike those in other states and countries besieged by the coronavirus pandemic, Oregon’s indoor eating and drinking establishments don’t appear to be risky places to catch COVID-19.
Test shortages, delays in processing and demand from other states are undermining Oregon's efforts to stem the virus.
The Oregon Health Authority is tracking active outbreaks in at least 30 of what the state calls “congregate care facilities,” while outbreaks at another 38 of these locations have been resolved.
Top Republican lawmakers are asking Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to reconsider her decision to tether Clackamas County to Multnomah and Washington counties as the state eases COVID-19 restrictions in the midst of the pandemic.