Classification takes impact April 23
by: KOIN 6 News Staff
Guv Kate Brown made the statement on Tuesday. Washington, Clatsop, Columbia and Polk counties were moved from Moderate Risk to Higher Risk. Yamhill, Baker, Crook, Jefferson, Lane and Wasco counties made the dive to Higher Risk from Lower Risk.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN)– 10 Oregon counties are relocating to the High Risk classification on Friday.
Published: Apr 20, 2021/ 01:10 PM PDT
/ Updated: Apr 20, 2021/ 04:18 PM PDT
Go back to High Risk looms on Washington Countys horizon
Efficient April 23, there will be 23 counties in the High Risk level, 3 at Moderate Risk, and 10 at Lower Risk.
Hood River County was moved into Moderate Risk from Lower Risk.
Multnomah, Clackamas going back to High Risk category
Grant County qualifies for High Risk but is given a two-week caution duration at Lower Risk due to the fact that it moved down from Moderate Risk in the last movement period.Malheur County gets approved for Moderate Risk but is offered a two-week care period at Lower Risk since it moved below Moderate Risk in the last motion period.Umatilla County receives High Risk however is offered a two-week caution duration at Moderate Risk since it moved down from High Risk in the last movement duration.
All these threat levels stays in impact till May 6, the guvs workplace said.
Three counties are in a 2-week cautionary duration.