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Oregon COVID-19 updates July 27: 340 new cases, zero new 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 Monday afternoon:

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus map


9:45 p.m.

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3:50 p.m.

  • Oregon health officials on Monday reported 340 new COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths. The state’s death toll remains at 289 people. It's the first time since July 11 that Oregon reported no new deaths. Learn more

1:20 p.m.

  • Dr. Jennifer Vines, Multnomah County's health officer, said 62% of the county's cases are not traced to a known source. Health officials are also seeing less cooperation from both individuals and employers during the contact tracing interview process. Learn more

9 a.m.

  • Oregon health officials reported 16 new deaths due to COVID-19 over the weekend. On Friday, Oregon Health Authority reported nine people had died, the highest single-day report since the pandemic began. On Saturday, OHA reported four new deaths and the agency reported three more deaths Sunday. Learn more
  • As the Portland area deals with some of the hottest temperatures of the year, many people in need do not have access to cooling centers because of COVID-19. Here’s what public officials are doing instead. Learn more
  • Maintaining a morning routine is important during this pandemic, according to Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee, a Portland area psychologist. She said having a morning schedule is one of the few things we can control, especially right now. Learn more

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus data by age group

INTERACTIVE: Oregon COVID-19 Hospitalization Data

MORE DATA: Oregon coronavirus: Maps, graphs and data

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