Breaking Coronavirus updates for March 11th, 2020

Local case counts and links to official sources of information are available on our Coronavirus Watch Page 

Local Region Update:

-As of posting time there is one known case in Klamath County and there are now 21 known cases in Oregon including one new one in Bend, Oregon that was announced this afternoon.

-University of Oregon and Oregon State University announce that in person classes will cancelled along with large gatherings.

-Local reports of consumers increasingly buying up cleaning supplies, hand sanitizer, cleaning wipes, and toilet paper

National Updates:

-President Trump has announced an emergency travel ban between the USA and Europe for the next 30 days (excluding the U.K.)

-The NBA has just announced they are suspending the season until further notice and that one Utah Jazz player is reported to have tested positive for Coronavirus.

-Actor Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson have tested positive according to an announcement just made by the couple. They are currently in Australia.