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Oregon surpasses 200,000 total COVID-19 cases since beginning of pandemic

(SALEM, Ore.) On Thursday, Oregon surpassed 200,000 total COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, KOIN reports. There were 433 new cases of COVID-19 reported Thursday, bringing the total to 200,210. There were 21 new deaths reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,660. Currently 256 Oregonians are hospitalized due to COVID-19, with 68 of those patients in intensive care units.
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Father, daughter rescued from cliff near Cape Arago by Coast Guard helicopter

(COOS BAY, Ore.) A father and daughter were rescued from a cliff near Cape Arago State Park by a Coast Guard helicopter Wednesday afternoon, KATU reports. Around 2 p.m., a woman reported to the Coast Guard Sector North Bend that her daughter and husband were stuck on a cliff and her husband had sustained an ankle injury. A MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew was conducting training nearby and was able to respond within two minutes of the call.
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Roseburg man rescued after spending 17 nights lost in Umpqua National Forest

(DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.) A 69-year-old man was found alive Sunday by search and rescue teams after being lost for 17 nights in Umpqua National Forest, KGW reports. At 10:15 p.m. on May 7, Harry Burleigh, of Roseburg, was reported missing after he didn’t return home from a camping trip in the Toketee area. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, he was expected to return home the day before.