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Governor's order shuts down state

 

March 25, 2020



With the number of persons testing positive for COVID-19 in Oregon reaching 191 as of Monday morning, Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order requiring Oregonians to stay at home, closing businesses and requiring social distancing measures.

A resident of the Oregon Veterans’ Home in Lebanon died Saturday morning, the first in Linn County and the fifth in the state. Linn County had a total of 20 persons test positive as of Monday morning.

Out of 3,840 tests, 3,649 persons tested negative in the state as of Monday morning.

In Sweet Home, the city closed its parks, said City Manager Ray...



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