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Health department reports four deaths from Covid but the number of overall cases of the infection continues to fall

The Malheur County Health Department reported four new Covid deaths last week. (The Enterprise/FILE) ONTARIO – The Malheur County Health Department reported four deaths from Covid last week even as the number of infections locally continues to decline. Two deaths from Covid – a man and woman, both in their[Read More…]

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Cases of Covid plunging in Malheur County but it’s not “all clear” yet, officials say

Sarah Poe, Malheur County Health Department director (The Enterprise/file) ONTARIO ­– The latest coronavirus surge which has sickened nearly 2,000 people in Malheur County since the start of the year is now fading, according to the Malheur County Health Department. But the medical issues will take longer to resolve, according[Read More…]

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Local Covid case rates reach all-time high

The Omicron variant of the Covid virus is running wild in Malheur County, pushing the number of new cases to new highs. (The Enterprise/File). ONTARIO – Omicron is sweeping across Malheur County, pushing case and positivity rates to all-time highs even as the availability of tests for the virus remains[Read More…]

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County reaches grim milestone as nearly 6,000 people have been diagnosed with Covid since the pandemic began

Valley Family Health Care’s mobile health clinic stands ready for walk-in patients to receive a Covid vaccine outside of Nyssa High School in August. About 6,000 local residents have been infected by Covid. (The Enterprise/AUSTIN JOHNSON) NOTE: The Enterprise is providing this free to the community as a public service[Read More…]

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County announces two new Covid-related deaths

The Malheur County Health Department announced Wednesday two more local people have died from Covid. (The Enterprise/FILE). ONTARIO – The Malheur County Health Department reported two more Covid-related deaths Wednesday. The first Covid-related death was a man in his 40s who died at home. The man tested positive Sept. 27[Read More…]

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