Coronavirus in Oregon: 1 new death as known cases near 1,600, health officials say

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The Oregon Health Authority said a 66-year-old Washington County woman was the latest patient to succumb to COVID-19, bringing the pandemic's death toll statewide to 53.
The Oregon Health Authority on Monday reported one new death from the novel coronavirus as confirmed cases climbed to 1,584.

The agency said a 66-year-old Washington County woman was the latest patient to succumb to the illness, bringing the pandemic's death toll statewide to 53. The woman had underlying medical conditions, health officials said, though they didn't specify what the conditions were.

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Additionally, 57 residents — in Multnomah (24), Washington (12), Clackamas (7), Lane (4), Marion (4), Columbia (2), Douglas (2), Jackson (1) and Josephine (1) counties — tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, the health officials said.

During that time, nearly 1,400 new people received coronavirus test results, up from 1,120 the previous day, according to figures published on the health authority's website. More than 31,000 Oregonians have been tested for the illness since the state confirmed its first case on Feb. 28.

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