The first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Sherman County, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
Sherman County had tested four people and none had been positive until today. The fifth person to be tested was confirmed to test positive for COVID-19 by the Oregon Health Authority.
COVID-19 claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 26 to 27, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today.
Oregon Health Authority also reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. today.
The new COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Clackamas (6), Columbia (3), Klamath (1), Lane (3), Linn (2), Marion (10), Multnomah (24), Polk (2), Sherman (1), Umatilla (2), Washington (12), Yamhill (3). Oregon Health Authority reports new cases once a day on its website: www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus.
Oregon’s 27th COVID-19 death is a 62-year-old female in Multnomah County, who tested positive on April 2, 2020, and died on April 2, 2020, in her residence. It is unknown at this time if she had underlying medical conditions.