WASHINGTON (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 14th July, 2020) The governor of the US state of Oregon Kate Brown in a statement warned that the COVID-19 outbreak across the state is nearly getting out of control and expanded face mask requirements.
"Today I am sounding the alarm: we are at risk of COVID-19 getting out of control in Oregon... Face coverings are required in some outdoor public spaces and indoor social get-togethers are capped at 10," Brown said via Twitter on Monday.
In addition, indoor social get-togethers are limited to a maximum of 10 people.
The state of Oregon has reported 12,438 cases of COVID-19 and 237 deaths caused by the disease, according to the state health agency.
The United States has reported more than 3.3 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 135,000 deaths caused by the disease as of Monday evening, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center.