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Oregon COVID-19 updates, Oct. 26: 339 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

BY THE NUMBERS

As of Monday afternoon:

Note: Washington's numbers above are as of Saturday. The numbers will be updated once Washington updates its website.

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus map

REAL-TIME UPDATES

1:40 p.m.

  • Superintendents of nine Clark County school districts have agreed to bring small groups of 10 or fewer kindergartners to classrooms in the coming weeks. Learn more

12:20 p.m.

  • The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported 339 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state's total of known cases to 42,436. OHA also reported two more deaths, raising the state's death toll to 655. Learn more

8:30 a.m.

  • After Oregon health officials reported a new record high for its daily COVID-19 case count with 550 new cases on Friday, the OHA reported an additional 765 new cases and four deaths over the weekend. On Saturday, OHA reported 399 cases and four deaths and on Sunday, OHA reported 366 cases and no deaths.
  • Starting tomorrow, Portlanders will be able to apply for $500 in housing assistance as part of a new assistance program for Portland residents struggling with the health and financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more
  • Auto repossessions are expected to surge in the coming months as COVID-19 hardship programs begin to peter out, temporary consumer protections expire, and unemployment numbers remain high. Learn more

INTERACTIVE: Active workplace outbreaks with 5 or more cases

INTERACTIVE: Oregon schools with COVID-19 cases

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus data by age group

INTERACTIVE: COVID-19 Cases in Oregon

INTERACTIVE: Oregon COVID-19 Hospitalization Data

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