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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


As of Thursday evening:


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.