2nd veteran dies of coronavirus as numbers rise


April 1, 2020

The total number of COVID-19 cases rose from 191 as of the morning of March 23 to 606 statewide as of 8 a.m. Monday morning.

The death toll increased to 16 with the report of three deaths by Monday morning, including a 92-year-old male who tested positive on March 15 and died March 29 at the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon. He had underlying medical conditions. It was the second death at the facility and Linn County.

Linn County increased from 20 cases of COVID-19 to 35, with no new cases reported on Monday.

Oregon had tested 12,883 persons as of Monday morning, with 12,277 testing negat...

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