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COVID numbers in county all over the place, but mostly up


November 25, 2020

Day after day this week, Oregon broke new COVID records for daily cases, has seen record hospitalizations, and even set a new record for daily deaths related to this pandemic.

The latest record is 1,517 new cases in a single day, recorded Nov. 22, coming after three days of record high cases. Oregon had 20 deaths from COVID-19 on Nov. 19, another morbid new record. 826 people have died of COVID so far this year, hundreds more than suicide and homocide deaths combined.

"We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost a loved one to COVID-19," said Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick A...

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