The Oregon Health Authority on Wednesday refused to release key statistics used to help justify and monitor Oregon counties allowed to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
Multnomah County officials says they’re aiming to submit a Phase 1 reopening plan to the governor’s office on June 5 and gradually lift the coronavirus stay-home order starting June 12.
At least 23 counties have submitted proposals to Gov. Kate Brown's office to reopen starting on Friday.
Coronavirus infections in the metro area have largely spared Portland’s close-in neighborhoods and its most exclusive suburban enclaves, flourishing instead among people who live in far-flung suburbs and exploding in the Woodburn area of Marion County.
The state has ordered a Southeast Portland nursing home with the largest and deadliest coronavirus outbreak in Oregon to shut down.
An internal video obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive shows the director of the U.S.
Oregon Health & Science University will cut the salaries of its non-union employees -- as much as 40% for the top-paid executives -- to cope with what President Danny Jacobs calls a “financial challenge of historic proportions.”
Oregon’s Jackson County has tested more people per capita for coronavirus than every state except New York, Washington and Louisiana -- three viral hotspots with thousands of patients, according to an analysis of state and national data by The Oregonian/OregonLive.
The new coronavirus has killed 24 people from seven Oregon senior care homes, accounting for just under half of all deaths in the state attributed to the infection, according to numbers state officials released Saturday.