CORONAVIRUS, Health, Salem

State of emergency declared to address coronavirus

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Credit: Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM

SALEM - As of Sunday morning, the number of presumed positive cases of the novel coronavirus in Oregon rose to 14, according to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). 

On the heels of Washington County’s declaration of emergency, where eight of the 14 cases now are, Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency to address the coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. 

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