First hospitalization because of virus reported in Malheur County

ONTARIO – Malheur County reported its first hospitalized case of the COVID-19 virus Monday.

The individual, an elderly woman over the age of 80, is being treated in a Boise hospital, according to Sarah Poe, Malheur County Health Department director. The woman didn’t contract the virus at a care center, said Poe, but other details about how she became infected weren’t available.

The woman is one . . .

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