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Oregon COVID-19 updates, Oct. 10: 409 new cases, 2 more 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

BY THE NUMBERS

As of Saturday afternoon:

COVID-19 has claimed 2 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 599, according to Oregon health officials.

As of Friday afternoon:

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus map

REAL-TIME UPDATES

7:30 p.m.

  • Estacada elementary school students will return to distance learning after a case of COVID-19 was confirmed at River Mill Elementary School. Grades 6-12 will continue with classes are they are. Learn more

5 p.m.

  • Mt. Hood Meadows is taking COVID-19 precautions as it readies for the 20/21 ski season. Learn more

12:01 a.m.

  • COVID-19 has claimed 2 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 599, according to Oregon health officials Saturday morning. This brings the state's total of cases to 36,924. Learn more

October 9, 2020

7:30 p.m.

  • A Southern Oregon teacher resigned after her school went to a hybrid online/in-person teaching model with special permission from the Oregon Department of Education, despite the fact that the county doesn't technically meet the standards to do in-person teaching. Learn more

5 p.m.

  • Health officials say that COVID-19 cases have increased by 40% in Multnomah County in September. Learn more

4:25 p.m.

  • Gov. Kate Brown announced that Umatilla County has been added back to Oregon’s COVID-19 County Watch List. Learn more

12:45 p.m.

  • Oregon health officials on Friday reported 425 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths. The number of known COVID-19 cases in Oregon is now up to 36,526. Learn more

8:30 a.m.

  • Health officials reported 484 new COVID-19 cases in Oregon on Thursday, a single-day record for the state since the pandemic began. The new cases bring Oregon’s total coronavirus case count to 36,116. Learn more
  • Most Oregonians are wearing masks but about half are still attending social gatherings with friends and family on a regular basis, according to the results of two statewide surveys conducted by the Oregon Health Authority. About 50% of Oregonians attended 4 or more social gatherings in the past 2 weeks, with 20% attending a gathering of more than 10. Learn more
  • Google and Apple have been working with Oregon and Washington to develop an app to help with contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more
  • The school year is underway at the University of Oregon and at least 207 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since Sept. 21. 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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