Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency in response to seven new cases of novel coronavirus.
These seven cases were identified late Saturday night, Brown said during a press conference today.
The state total is now at 14, Brown said.
The declaration will allow the state to tap into their emergency resources including the activation of reserves of emergency volunteer healthcare professionals, Brown said.
The state of emergency remains in effect for 60 days and can be extended as needed until the virus is contained, Brown said.