The number of new daily coronavirus cases in Oregon soared to record-breaking heights for the second consecutive day on Thursday with 375 cases, topping Wednesday’s 281.
Disclosure of the cases comes as outbreaks continue throughout central and eastern Oregon. Umatilla County, with a population of just under 78,000 residents, had the highest case count on Thursday with 88. The county in eastern Oregon averaged 40 cases per day in the last week for the second highest count in the state behind Multnomah County and just ahead of Washington County, which has 500,000 more residents.
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