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Oregon pandemic deaths include 32 people from senior care homes

State officials tallied 50 coronavirus cases – including nine deaths – associated with one Portland nursing home, Healthcare at Foster Creek. (Dave Killen / The Oregonian/Oregonlive)

At least 32 people associated with Oregon senior care homes have died from the new coronavirus – making up the majority of the state’s death toll from the disease, according a state list released Tuesday.

The deaths span 13 nursing, assisted living and independent living homes in six counties and include the cluster at the Southeast Portland nursing home Healthcare at Foster Creek.

That home has had nine deaths and 50 coronavirus cases total, according to the new report, the most of any other facility. The state isn’t counting the death of a 10th resident at Foster Creek who was identified by employees and the company as a presumed positive case.

The Oregon Health . . .