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Oregon COVID-19 updates, Sept. 3: 274 new cases, 3 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


As of Thursday afternoon:

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus map


7:30 p.m.

  • In its weekly report, the Oregon Health Authority updated the breakdown of cases across the state by ZIP code. The data is current as of 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. For the third consecutive week, the Ontario area, in Malheur County, saw the biggest spike: 97914 had 107 new cases. Here are the 10 Oregon ZIP codes that had the most new COVID-19 cases last week
  • School has started at Evergreen Public Schools and for the majority of students, class is online. But one special education teacher in the district said he’s worried about the in-person learning happening in his program. Learn more
  • Last month, KGW put out a survey asking for parents' back-to-school questions and received dozens of responses. Parents from across the area weighed in, sharing their concerns for the upcoming school year. Learn more

5 p.m.

  • Some Oregonians are still waiting on their first unemployment check, six months into the pandemic. On Thursday, those Oregonians expressed their frustrations to state senators on the interim committee on labor and business. Learn more

12:40 p.m.

  • Oregon health officials on Thursday reported three more COVID-19 deaths and 274 new cases of the virus. The state’s death toll is now 470 people. Learn more

7:45 a.m.

  • Unemployed Oregonians who qualify will be able to get an extra $300 per week for at least three weeks. Learn more
  • Here are the 73 active COVID-19 workplace outbreaks in Oregon. Learn more
  • Health officials on Wednesday reported three more Oregonians have died of COVID-19. The state’s death toll is now at 468. Learn more
  • First day of school for kids in Portland Public School District. Learn more

INTERACTIVE: Active workplace outbreaks with five or more confirmed cases

INTERACTIVE: Oregon coronavirus data by age group

INTERACTIVE: COVID-19 Cases in Oregon

INTERACTIVE: Oregon COVID-19 Hospitalization Data

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