Coronavirus, education, OREGON

No school reopening until significant coronavirus drop, governor says

A temporary school marking on Old Wilson River Road in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley

Until the state sees a rapid decline in the spread of COVID-19, students won’t see the inside of a classroom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown said during a Friday morning press conference. 

According to the Oregon Health Authority, the rates of infection and test positivity have more or less been flattened; however, the most recent OHA update shows that 5.4% of COVID-19 tests are positive in Oregon.

“Our infection rate is still . . .

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