COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 182, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 278 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 6,098. Lincoln county had 17 new cases today, none yesterday and 8 on Sunday. Today’s numbers are consistent with a recent trend of more cases in the state. The increase in cases is due to workplace outbreaks as well as potential spread in the community, not tied to a known case. This brings Lincoln County to 223 total cases, there have been ️2916 Negative tests, ️7 have been hospitalized during illness, ️8 have recovered and there has been ️0 deaths. Lincoln County has been updating the cases status on their facebook page.