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Oregon COVID-19 updates June 4: 26 counties approved for Phase 2 reopening

As COVID-19 continues to impact Oregon and Southwest Washington, get the latest updates here.

Cases of COVID-19, a new strain of coronavirus, began popping up in the United States in January. The first case in Oregon was reported on Feb. 28.

We post a new blog post every day that tracks the daily changes in Oregon and Southwest Washington as we get them. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LATEST UPDATES

BY THE NUMBERS

As of Thursday evening:

REAL-TIME UPDATES

10:20 p.m.

  • Gov. Kate Brown announced 26 Oregon counties have been approved for Phase 2 of reopening. Learn more
  • The Oregon Health Authority announced 76 new coronavirus cases and an outbreak at an Amazon facility in Marion County. Learn more
  • Door-to-door testing in Corvallis showed a low prevalence of the virus. Learn more
  • The NBA's Board of Governors approved a 22-team format for the league's return this summer, which would include the Portland Trail Blazers. Learn more

7:15 a.m.

  • For the first time on Wednesday the Oregon Health Authority has released data on active COVID-19 outbreaks at Oregon workplaces. There are 19 current workplace outbreaks in the state. Learn more
  • Nineteen people linked to Bob's Red Mill in Milwaukie have tested positive for COVID-19. Learn more
  • Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and state health officials on Wednesday outlined the framework for counties to enter Phase 2 of the state's reopening plan. Learn more.

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