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Live updates: A day with no coronavirus deaths for Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority reported no new COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, leaving the death toll from the virus unchanged at 417 people. The agency also reported 231 new diagnoses of the virus, bringing confirmed and presumptive cases to 24,937 since the start of the pandemic.

Multnomah County had the most new cases, with 64; the county has seen higher case counts for several consecutive days.

Marion County had 41 new COVID-19 diagnoses Sunday, and Malheur County had 28.

An apparently otherwise healthy 37-year-old woman from Multnomah County tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 10 and died last Saturday, Aug. 15, at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, the Oregon Health Authority announced Saturday. State figures show that Multnomah County has by far the most COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began, with 109. The next-closest death toll is in Marion County, with 75.

The other deaths announced Saturday were a 60-year-old man in Marion County who died Aug. 3, and a 98-year-old woman in Yamhill County who died Aug. 15.

Health officials in Clark County, Washington, reported Friday that another seven people tested positive for COVID-19, and none died. Since the start of the pandemic, 2,385 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the county, and 45 have died.

Statewide, Washington has confirmed 70,595 COVID-19 diagnoses, 1,857 deaths and 6,500 hospitalizations linked to the virus, according to the latest figures available.

Copyright 2020 Oregon Public Broadcasting

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