An outbreak at Pacific Seafood saw 124 positive cases, but that number continues to grow.
Last week, a coronavirus outbreak slammed the coastal community of Newport and the number of positive tests continues to go up.
In an outbreak at Pacific Seafood, 124 employees or people associated with employees tested positive for the virus early last week.
As of Tuesday, that number had grown to 145.
Across Lincoln County, officials are now reporting a total of 223 cases of the coronavirus.
On Tuesday, Lincoln County Health held a mass testing event for anyone who may have had contact with an infected individual. More than 300 appointments were made.
The concern is that those who had the virus did not understand the need to quarantine due