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Oregon COVID-19 updates July 23: 331 new cases, 2 more deaths

As COVID-19 continues to impact Oregon and Southwest Washington, get the latest updates here.
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PORTLAND, Ore — Cases of COVID-19 began popping up in the United States in January. The first case in Oregon was reported on Feb. 28.

We've been posting a daily blog to track the changes in Oregon and Southwest Washington as we get them. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LATEST UPDATES


As of Thursday evening:

INTERACTIVE: Oregon workplace outbreaks


9:15 p.m.

  • Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday he is tightening restrictions throughout the state in restaurants and bars, for weddings and funerals, and at gyms in a further effort to stem a surge in COVID-19 cases. Learn more
  • Data from the Oregon Health Authority shows there could be between 600 and 2,300 infections per day over the next month. Learn more
  • KGW continues to get questions related to COVID-19 testing and data, including how the state comes up with its daily numbers. Here are some answers. Learn more
  • A study from the Centers for Disease Control shows nearly half of American adults have underlying medical conditions that could put them at risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms. Learn more
  • High school football is on hold indefinitely in Oregon and your kids can't have games or competitions for other fall sports until the end of September. Learn more

1:20 p.m.

  • State health officials reported 331 new COVID-19 cases in Oregon and two more deaths. The state’s death toll is now 273 people. Learn more

7:45 a.m.

  • There are 59 active COVID-19 workplace outbreaks in Oregon as of this week. The Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem and Pacific Seafood in Newport still have the most cases among active outbreaks, with 184 and 183, respectively. Learn more
  • Oregon health officials on Wednesday reported 264 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths, both in Umatilla County, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow in the state. The state’s coronavirus death toll is at 271 people. Learn more
  • More than 9,000 teachers and parents have joined the "Oregon for a Safe Return to Campus" Facebook group calling on Gov. Kate Brown to agree to 14 days of no new cases before returning to school in the fall. Learn more
  • The start of the high school football season in Oregon has been delayed indefinitely, and games and competitions for other fall sports have been pushed back to the end of September. Learn more

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus map

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus data by age group

INTERACTIVE: Oregon COVID-19 Hospitalization Data

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