PORTLAND, Ore — Officials said there are 16 wildfires burning in Oregon right now, and eight of those fires may continue to burn into the winter. More than one million acres of land has burned so far, Oregon Governor Kate Brown said. The governor was joined by fire officials in giving an update on the wildfires burning throughout the state. on Friday, she added that 40,000 Oregonians have been evacuated, and 500,000 are in evacuation zones.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Health officials in Oregon reported 190 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the state total to 28,044. The Oregon Health Authority also said another person has died of COVID-19. Officials say 481 Oregonians have died of the disease since the pandemic began.