Oregon proclaims state of emergency over coronavirus flare-up
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) proclaimed a state of emergency over the coronavirus flare-up as the quantity of affirmed cases in the state doubled to an aggregate of 14, Brown reported Sunday.
Brown approved the state of emergency by verbal announcement Saturday night around 8:14 p.m. furthermore, affirmed it in an executive order Sunday morning.
“I’ve consulted with Oregon Health Authority and I am declaring a state of emergency to make sure we can swiftly deploy the personnel and resources necessary to address coronavirus in Oregon,” Brown announced at a press conference Sunday.
The state of emergency gives the Oregon Health Authority and Office of Emergency Management all resources available to the state to restrain the spread of the coronavirus, Brown said.
The state of emergency will stay in actuality for 60 days, yet can be broadened.
The seven new cases are the consequence of contact with another known case, The Oregonian revealed.
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