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In Washington, cases went from 1 to more than 100 in about a week's span, and the state has jumped into overdrive to try to stop the new coronavirus' spread. Should Oregon act more aggressively now?

As Oregon coronavirus cases grow, state holds off on drastic measures to stop virus’ spread - oregonlive.com

Public health officials announced on Saturday morning that there are four new presumptive cases of coronavirus in Oregon, some of them in Jackson and Klamath counties.Public health officials announced on Saturday morning that there are four new presumptive cases of coronavirus in Oregon, some of them in Jackson and Klamath counties.

First presumptive cases of COVID-19 in southern Oregon found in Jackson, Klamath counties

<p>The number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus in Oregon has more than doubled,&nbsp;according to the Oregon Health Authority.</p>

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Oregon Health Authority announced Saturday morning that there are four new coronavirus, COVID-19, cases confirmed in Oregon. Health officials said the newly confirmed cases are in residents from Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to seven. State and local officials are working to contact anyone who may have come into contact with the people who tested as presumptively positive for COVID-19.Oregon Health Authority announced Saturday morning that there are four new coronavirus, COVID-19, cases confirmed in Oregon. Health officials said the newly confirmed cases are in residents from Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to seven. State and local officials are working to contact anyone who may have come into contact with the people who tested as presumptively positive for COVID-19.

Four new coronavirus cases confirmed in Oregon, state health officials say | KATU

Four new coronavirus cases confirmed in Oregon, state health officials say

“Yesterday I worked alongside others in the delegation to secure CDC funding to help fight the coronavirus in Oregon. The House and Senate also passed a funding package double what the Trump administration proposed to fight the virus nationwide.”

Earl Blumenauer on Twitter: "Yesterday I worked alongside others in the delegation to secure CDC funding to help fight the coronavirus in Oregon. The House and Senate also passed a funding package double what the Trump administration proposed to fight the virus nationwide."

“As the #coronavirus outbreak reaches Oregon and the NW, it’s important to recognize that this virus is now spreading from person-to-person contact &amp; that we need to do all we can to slow that down. We can all be a part of this effort. Here’s how – RT to spread the word! https://t.co/QRQwZmJ8CQ”

Senator Jeff Merkley on Twitter: "As the #coronavirus outbreak reaches Oregon and the NW, it’s important to recognize that this virus is now spreading from person-to-person contact & that we need to do all we can to slow that down. We can all be a part of this effort. Here’s how – RT to spread the word!… https://t.co/LiIpkk93fq"

“Corona virus US update: 105 Cases (57 detected/tested in US) Breakdown: Arizona– 1 California– 20 Florida- 2 Illinois-4 Massachusetts- 2 New York-1 Oregon- 3 Rhode Island- 2 Washington state- 18 (incl 6 fatalities) Wisconsin- 1 New Hampshire- 1 Georgia- 2”

Kristen Holmes on Twitter: "Corona virus US update: 105 Cases (57 detected/tested in US) Breakdown: Arizona– 1 California– 20 Florida- 2 Illinois-4 Massachusetts- 2 New York-1 Oregon- 3 Rhode Island- 2 Washington state- 18 (incl 6 fatalities) Wisconsin- 1 New Hampshire- 1 Georgia- 2"

“Third presumptive coronavirus case in Oregon is unrelated to the two prior cases or travel and likely results from the virus circulating in the community https://t.co/l4nMwqmkJc”

Elliot Njus on Twitter: "Third presumptive coronavirus case in Oregon is unrelated to the two prior cases or travel and likely results from the virus circulating in the community https://t.co/l4nMwqmkJc"

Jackson Co., Ore. — Four new presumed coronavirus cases are in Oregon, according to the Oregon Health Authority. Presumed cases are confirmed once the CDC performs a 2nd test to corroborate the first, done by individual states. The cases are in Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties. A press release sent out by Jackson County Health and Human Services says two of the cases are located in the county. Jackson County Health and Human Services says the people in its county are between 55 and 75 years of age, live together, and are isolated at their home. They are travel-related cases

OHA confirms coronavirus in Jackson, Klamath Counties - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Three of the new cases are travel-related; one was a contact of a known case.Three of the new cases are travel-related; one was a contact of a known case.

Four new Coronavirus cases confirmed in Oregon | kgw.com

MEDFORD, Ore. — Four new coronavirus cases have been identified by the Oregon Health Authority. The cases are in Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties. “This might be a mild illness for you, could be a serious illness for someone else,” said Dr. Jim Shames, Jackson County Health and Human Services. Saturday morning, Jackson County Health and Human Services announced two presumptive cases of coronavirus in the county. Presumed cases are are confirmed when the CDC performs a second test. “These individuals were very cooperative, they had their own concerns and they kept to themselves and I think the risk of

4 presumptive cases of coronavirus identified by the Oregon Health Authority - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Two Jackson County residents are among the latest cases in Oregon of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, according to public health officials. The two locals &mdash; who were not identified by authorities, but do live in the same household &mdash; are among four new patients across the state that were flagged as positive at the Oregon State Laboratory, Dr. Jim Shames with Jackson County Health and Human Services said Saturday at a press conference.Two Jackson County residents are among the latest cases in Oregon of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, according to public health officials. The two locals &mdash; who were not identified by authorities, but do live in the same household &mdash; are among four new patients across the state that were flagged as positive at the Oregon State Laboratory, Dr. Jim Shames with Jackson County Health and Human Services said Saturday at a press conference.

Jackson County sees its first COVID-19 cases | Mail Tribune

Two of the four people diagnosed with COVID-19 live in Washington County, on Portland’s western edge.

Seven People in Oregon Now Have Coronavirus - Willamette Week

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Four new presumptive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties, according to the Oregon Health Authority.PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Four new presumptive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

Four new presumptive COVID-19 cases confirmed in Oregon | News | kptv.com

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Oregon health officials said Saturday they have identified four new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 among residents in Jackson, Klamath and Washington counties.

Oregon reports 4 new presumptive COVID-19 cases, including Klamath, Jackson counties - KTVZ

Oregon authorities said four more people are presumed to have the novel coronavirus, bringing the state count to seven. They are seeking millions in state and federal funds to expand the health care system's ability to react to an anticipated increase in infections.Oregon authorities said four more people are presumed to have the novel coronavirus, bringing the state count to seven. They are seeking millions in state and federal funds to expand the health care system's ability to react to an anticipated increase in infections.

State tells of 4 new virus cases as officials seek more money to ramp up Oregon efforts | Salem Reporter | News about Salem – In-depth, Accurate, Trusted

The US has done 2,000 coronavirus tests. South Korea has done more than 140,000. What gives?The US has done 2,000 coronavirus tests. South Korea has done more than 140,000. What gives?

The CDC’s struggle to get coronavirus test kits out, explained - Vox

Only testing the hospitalized cases of coronavirus without travel or contact histories guaranteed we would miss milder cases and risk further spread.Only testing the hospitalized cases of coronavirus without travel or contact histories guaranteed we would miss milder cases and risk further spread.

How Coronavirus Testing Rules Helped The Disease Spread

Oregon health officials announced Thursday the state will not meet new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that expand testing for the new coronavirus, or COVID19. The CDC announced Wednesday it would allow anyone to test for the novel coronavirus with doctor's orders. Testing was previously limited to travelers who recently visited areas with an outbreak, people exposed directly to a person with the disease, or hospitalized patients. Oregon health officials announced Thursday the state will not meet new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that expand testing for the new coronavirus, or COVID19. The CDC announced Wednesday it would allow anyone to test for the novel coronavirus with doctor's orders. Testing was previously limited to travelers who recently visited areas with an outbreak, people exposed directly to a person with the disease, or hospitalized patients.

Oregon won't meet expanded coronavirus testing guidelines because of demand, officials say | KATU