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Published on March 28, 2020 10:46 AM


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Oregon state and county health officials Friday reported nearly 100 new coronavirus cases, marking the largest increase of infections in a single day and bringing the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to 414.

The Oregon Health Authority also reported the state’s 12th death linked to the illness, an 82-year-old Marion County woman who died Wednesday at Salem Hospital. She had underlying medical conditions, state health officials said.

Residents in Clackamas (10), Columbia (1), Deschutes (3), Douglas (1), Jackson (2), Klamath (1), Lane (2), Linn (2), Marion (26), Morrow (1), Multnomah (22), Polk (4), Umatilla (1), Wasco (1), Washington (18), Yamhill (4) counties tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, the health authority said.

During that time, more than 1,650 new people received coronavirus test results â?? up slightly from 1,527 the previous day, which resulted in just 50 positive tests, according to figures published on the health authority’s website.