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Oregon COVID-19 updates, Oct. 14: Health officials report 390 new cases, 3 new deaths

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

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 Wednesday afternoon:

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus map


7 p.m.

  • More Oregonians tested positive for COVID-19 last week than any other week since the start of the pandemic, and hospitalizations were at their highest peak since mid-July. Learn more
  • Some middle school students in Battle Ground have launched a campaign to help their peers know they aren’t alone during the pandemic, especially when it comes to the stress of online learning. Learn more
  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the border will remain closed until the U.S. can get a handle on the coronavirus as cases rise again. The Prime Minister is also urging Canadians to think about the health risks if they choose to travel abroad. Learn more

12:30 p.m.

  • The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported three new deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, raising the state's death toll to 608. OHA also reported 390 new confirmed and presumptive cases of the coronavirus. A total of 38,160 cases of coronavirus have been reported since the pandemic began. Learn more

10 a.m.

  • Two families from Woodlawn Elementary recently let KGW's Cristin Severance into their homes to see the true story of distance learning. Read the latest entry in the Inside Woodlawn series
  • The University of Oregon said Tuesday that winter term courses will continue to be largely remote and online. Learn more

9 a.m.

  • A lot has changed since the pandemic started and so too have your questions about COVID-19. KGW took some of those questions to Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Jennifer Vines. Learn more
  • New cases continue to surge in Clark County, Southwest Washington's most populated county, and health officials say there are several likely reasons. Learn more
  • OLCC reports liquor sales are up in Oregon during COVID-19 but restaurants and bars are suffering big losses. A WSU study looks at changes in drinking behavior. Learn more
  • Oregon has surpassed 600 COVID-19 deaths. State health officials reported six more deaths, bringing Oregon's death toll to 605 people. The state also announced 321 new cases of the virus. Learn more

INTERACTIVE: Active workplace outbreaks with 5 or more cases

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus data by age group

INTERACTIVE: COVID-19 Cases in Oregon

INTERACTIVE: Oregon COVID-19 Hospitalization Data

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