Seven of the eight largest active coronavirus outbreaks are at state prisons.
PORTLAND, Ore. — There are 102 active COVID-19 workplace outbreaks in Oregon as of this week, according to the coronavirus weekly outbreak report published Wednesday by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Seven of the eight largest active outbreaks are at state prisons.
The outbreaks at the prisons have been going on for months and the state has acknowledged the challenge of preventing the spread of the virus in an environment where people live in close quarters. A little more than one-quarter of inmates in Oregon prisons have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Oregon
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