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SIx new coronavirus cases in Oregon with one at Lebanon veterans home

This is the ninth resident of the home who has tested positive since Wednesday.

Posted: Mar 14, 2020 4:26 PM
Updated: Mar 14, 2020 8:00 PM

LEBANON, Ore.-- Oregon health officials announced 6 more identified presumptive positive cases of coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total to 36 identified cases statewide.

This includes three new cases in Washington County, two new cases in Deschutes County and one additional case in the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon. 

This is the ninth resident of the home who has tested positive since Wednesday.

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“With these latest test results, our concerns and efforts remain laser-focused on our 9 honored veteran residents who are presumptive positive for COVID-19,” said Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Director Kelly Fitzpatrick in a press release. “We are vigilantly working with Oregon Health Authority, Linn County Public Health and other partners to ensure all possible steps are being taken to help mitigate additional impact to our residents and staff. Our thoughts are with the affected veterans and all residents, as well as their families.”

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An Infection Control and Specimen Collection Strike Team will deploy to Linn County to assess the facility. Visiting restrictions are being put in place.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 157079

Reported Deaths: 2296
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Lane10373131
Jackson8569118
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Douglas259255
Josephine240056
Benton236618
Jefferson197630
Coos159121
Union130519
Columbia127721
Wasco122226
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Morrow105014
Crook78118
Clatsop7796
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