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PORTLAND — The state’s death toll from COVID-19 remained at 147 on Saturday as the Oregon Health Authority reported no new deaths from the disease. 

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SALEM — Oregon has received its first shipments of remdesivir, an experimental drug that has been used to treat patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19, the Oregon Health Authority announced Sunday.

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PORTLAND — Oregon Health Authority reported no new deaths from COVID-19 in its daily report released on Friday. The state’s death toll remains at 137.   

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Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA will delay until June 1 enforcement of a temporary rule to increase protections against the spread of coronavirus in employer-provided housing and in labor-intensive farm operations.

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POLK COUNTY — Polk County's application to enter Phase I of reopening on May 15 was denied because it did not meet a prerequisite for decreased hospitalizations over a 14-day period.

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PORTLAND — Oregon Health Authority has learned of the state’s first case of pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome, a rare but emerging condition in children that is believed to be associated with COVID-19 infection.

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SALEM — State officials initially did not want to include bars in the first phase of reopening Oregon counties. That is why bars and restaurants that open for dine-in service must close by 10 p.m. under the guidelines announced by Gov. Kate Brown. 

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SALEM — Hair, nail, massage, tattoo and similar salons might reopen with strict requirements to keep apart and follow extensive hygiene procedures, according to COVID-19 draft guidelines posted Tuesday on Gov. Kate Brown’s website.

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SALEM - Hundreds of people turned at the Oregon State Capitol on Saturday for a “#ReOpenOregon” rally. 

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Portland — Gov. Kate Brown today announced the limited opening of some state parks, outdoor recreation facilities, and areas across Oregon for day use effective today, May 5, with camping opportunities becoming available as federal, state, local, and private providers are able to prepare the…

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PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority reported two more deaths from COVID-19, raising the state’s toll to 103. As of Thursday morning, OHA reported 64 new cases of COVID-19. That brings Oregon's total to 2,510. 

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SALEM — If Oregon pandemic officials had a TV show these last two months, it could be called "In Search of Swabs" — and just about every episode would be deeply unsatisfying. 

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SALEM — State agencies have been told to prepare spending cuts that may amount to 8.5% of their share of the tax-supported general fund in the next two years.