March 8, 2020 / 6:22 PM / 21 days ago

Oregon declares emergency as coronavirus cases double to 14

FILE PHOTO: Oregon Governor Kate Brown speaks at the state capital building in Salem, Oregon, February 20, 2015. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola

(Reuters) - Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a 60-day state of emergency on Sunday as coronavirus cases in the state doubled to 14.

“We will do everything in our power to keep Oregonians safe,” Brown said at a news conference.

Reporting by Tim Ahmann in Washington; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

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