PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority has reported three new deaths from the coronavirus, increasing the toll to 157 people, while the number of cases statewide rose to 4,335.
Two Multnomah County women, ages 36 and 66, and an 81-year-old Washington County woman were the most recent people to succumb to the disease, health officials said. All three had underlying medical conditions.
The 36-year-old woman is the youngest person in Oregon to die of complications linked to COVID-19, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.
In the last 24 hours, the state also reported 33 new coronavirus cases.
State health officials said at least 13 recent coronavirus cases are linked to an outbreak at Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods in Clackamas County. The risk to the general public from this outbreak, which remains under investigation, is low, officials said.