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Oregon sees record 3,207 new COVID-19 cases

The new record is hundreds more than the previous record set this month.

Posted: Aug 27, 2021 3:19 PM
Updated: Aug 27, 2021 4:15 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon has shattered its record of the most COVID-19 cases in a single day.

On Friday, Oregon Health Authority reported 3,207 new confirmed and presumptive cases. This is hundreds more than the previous record of 2,971 which was set on Aug. 19.

The cases are in the following counties: Baker (9), Benton (33), Clackamas (187), Clatsop (29), Columbia (26), Coos (88), Crook (21), Curry (13), Deschutes (296), Douglas (216), Gilliam (1), Grant (5), Harney (11), Hood River (14), Jackson (313), Jefferson (27), Josephine (186), Klamath (41), Lake (2), Lane (298), Lincoln (58), Linn (149), Malheur (34), Marion (317), Morrow (17), Multnomah (243), Polk (104), Tillamook (52), Umatilla (74), Union (15), Wallowa (8), Wasco (26), Washington (227) and Yamhill (67).

There have also been 20 new coronavirus-related deaths.

State officials say new treatments are available that can help reduce the severity of the infection. Free monoclonal antibody treatments are now available in both injection and IV forms through Health and Human Services. To learn more, CLICK HERE. 

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