Umatilla County

Over 1,800 COVID cases, 19 residents dead in Umatilla County

UMATILLA COUNTY, Ore. -- Heath officials in Umatilla County say 1,807 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic started in March, and 19 have died of complications from the infectious disease. Umatilla County Public Health reported 47 new…

Umatilla County COVID spike from sick employees working

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A spike in COVID-19 cases in Umatilla County has been fueled in part by sick employees returning to work as the economy there reopens without realizing they have the virus because their symptoms are mild, a…

A fifth person with COVID-19 has died in Umatilla County

HERMISTON, Ore. -- Umatilla County health officials reported Monday that a fifth resident who had COVID-19 has died. The resident was a 74-year-old man with underlying health conditions. He tested positive June 21 and died June 26 at Good Shepherd…