Oregon COVID-19 updates July 31: 373 new cases, 6 more deaths

As COVID-19 continues to impact Oregon and Southwest Washington, get the latest updates here.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Cases of COVID-19 began popping up in the United States in January. The first case in Oregon was reported on Feb. 28.


As of Friday afternoon:


  • The Oregon Health Authority reported 373 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths in the state. Oregon’s death toll is now 322 people. Learn more
  • Because of rising COVID-19 case counts, Umatilla County will move back from Phase 2 of Gov. Kate Brown’s reopening plan to stay-home status, the governor announced Thursday night. Morrow County will also move back from Phase 2 to Phase 1, the governor said. Both moves go into effect Friday at noon. Learn more
  • Data from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) shows the largest COVID-19 spikes are happening in Eastern Oregon, Portland and Marion County. Here are the 11 Oregon ZIP codes that had the most new COVID-19 cases last week. Learn more
  • Oregon officials reported on Thursday the state’s first decline in weekly coronavirus cases since early May. During the week of July 20 through July 26, the number of cases in the state decreased by 7% from the previous week, the Oregon Health Authority said. Learn more