Clatsop County on Thursday reported nine new coronavirus cases.
The cases include a female between the ages of 10 and 19 and a man in his 50s living in the southern part of the county. The others live in the northern part of the county and include a woman in her 20s, two men in their 30s, a woman in her 50s and two women and a man in their 70s.
All nine were reportedly recovering at home.
The county has recorded 323 virus cases since March. According to the county, four have been hospitalized and one has died.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 62,175 cases and 812 deaths from the virus statewide as of Friday morning.
The health authority on Friday reported 1,306 new virus cases, the largest daily number of cases in Oregon since the beginning of the pandemic.
The health authority tracked 8,199 test results in Clatsop County, including 321 of the positive cases.
The health authority also announced Friday that it will change the way virus testing is tracked.
The state has been tracking the number of new people tested. People who tested negative were counted only once, no matter how many negative test results they received.
The health authority will begin tracking the number of tests administered so that the state’s testing capacity is more accurately represented.
The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association, meanwhile, announced a federal lawsuit on Friday to block Gov. Kate Brown’s two-week freeze to contain the spread of the virus.
Restaurants are limited to takeout and delivery during the freeze.