Oregon recorded nine new Covid-19 deaths Friday, its highest number since the outbreak began, according to the state's health department.
The health department also reported 396 new Covid-19 cases, bringing Oregon's total to 16,104.
The nine new deaths were people who were 61 years old or older, the health department said.
Among the new cases were an outbreak reported at Norris Blueberry Farm in Douglas County, where 22 people tested positive.
Oregon has mandated face coverings statewide in indoor and outdoor public spaces. Starting Friday, the state also mandated children age 5 and older wear a face covering.