Protesters returned to the streets of Portland, Ore., Friday night after wildfires that had effectively suspended the demonstrations cleared from the area.
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.
Two people were arrested following violent clashes between President Trump supporters and counter-protesters in Salem, the Oregon State Police said in a news release.
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.
Portland police made multiple arrests overnight on Friday as the Oregon city nears 100 days of demonstrations against U.S. racism and police brutality, which have at times turned violent.
The man fatally shot in Portland, Ore. amid clashes between Black Lives Matter protesters and backers of President Trump has been identified as Patriot Prayer "supporter" Jay Bishop by the right-wing group's head.
Police officers were hit by rocks and bottles during a protest in the Oregon city of Portland late on Saturday, police said, and there were clashes between rival groups of demonstrators in the city's downtown area earlier in the day.
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The Oregon Health Authority is asking Oregonians not to host or attend indoor social gatherings with 10 or more people, as the state sees aspike in coronavirus cases. They add social gatherings are driving the increases in cases, not business reopenings. While a lot of cases in Thursday's big report came from rural counties, most of those reported in the record-breaking number on Thursday came from Multnomah County.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A church in rural northeastern Oregon is now the epicenter of the state's largest coronavirus outbreak, as 236 people tested positive for the disease, authorities said Tuesday. The outbreak also led to Oregon's second consecutive record-setting daily case count. "I think generally we are seeing increasing numbers, which is what we expected with reopening," said Thomas Jeanne, the deputy state health officer and deputy state epidemiologist.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Another person has died from coronavirus in Oregon, health officials said, bringing the state’s death toll to 27 people. The Oregon Health Authority also identified 69 more people who tested positive for coronavirus. As of 8 a. m. Sunday, there were 1,068 cases statewide. The latest Oregonian to die of coronavirus was a 62-year-old woman in Multnomah County. She reportedly tested positive for the virus on April 2 and died at her home later that day.
Health officials said Saturday that four more people died from the coronavirus in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 26. Oregon Health Authority also said there are 100 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total to 999. The OHA released the following information about those victims: Oregon’s 23rd COVID-19 death is a 65-year-old man in Marion County, who tested positive on March 26, 2020, and died on April 2, 2020, at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center.
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One more person died from coronavirus in Oregon, according to the latest update on Friday. The Oregon Health Authority also reported 73 new coronavirus cases. RELATED: Doctors don't yet know how effective existing drugs are at treating coronavirus. Oregon's 22nd death is a 71-year-old Polk County man. He tested positive for coronavirus on March 19 and died on April 2. He had underlying medical conditions. The 73 new cases announced are in the following counties:
HILLSBORO, Ore. – A middle school student in Hillsboro tested positive for novel coronavirus, health authorities in Oregon said Sunday. The South Meadows Middle School student is in isolation and they are tracing any close contact situations that student may have had with others. They are only showing mild symptoms of the virus. The Hillsboro School District says the school is undergoing an “enhanced cleaning” and will remain open on Monday.