LOCAL COVID-19 UPDATE: Another 69 virus cases around the state raise total to 1,068

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed another life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 27, the Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday.

OHA also reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. Sunday, pushing the total to 1,068, along with 19,556 negative test results around the state.

KTVZ says no new cases were reported Sunday across the high desert. Deschutes County has had 39 positive cases and 497 negative test results, while Crook County has had one COVID-19 case and 30 negative results.

Jefferson County has had 43 negative test results and no cases reported, the OHA said.