PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority reported 389 new cases of coronavirus and six deaths Thursday, bringing the state's death toll to 230.
Today's case count is the highest daily rise since the beginning of the pandemic, and officials are attributing it to workplace outbreaks and community spread.
In our area, OHA said there were 18 new cases in Lane County, three new cases in Linn County, one new case in Benton County and four new cases in Coos County.
The new cases also include 20 in Clackamas, one in Clatsop, two in Columbia, three in Crook, five in Deschutes, one in Hood River, seven in Jackson, eight in Jefferson, two in Joephine, two in Lake, 15 in Lincoln, 31 in Malheur, 47 in Marion, 12 in Morrow, 86 in Multnomah, two in Polk, 55 in Umatilla, four in Union, one in Wallowa, five in Wasco, 46 in Washington and eight in Yamhill.
The state total is now 11,188.
According to OHA, the deaths included an 83-year-old Umatilla County man, a 90-year-old man and 71-year-old man from Marion County, and a 75-year-old Clackamas County woman -- all of whom had underlying medical conditions.
A 63-year-old Crook County woman did not have underlying medical conditions and details are pending for a 78-year-old Clackamas County woman.