Kafoury said she made the decision in order to recognize the systemic oppression of black lives.
June 12 is supposed to be the day for reopening the last Oregon county, but Portland has not met the criteria for reopening.
Clackamas County sees a spike in cases, three weeks after reopening.
The Peninsula Crossing Trail is now a campground: dozens of tents, a garden, even a makeshift general store where you can buy a Coke.
Today, Multnomah County recorded 41 new COVID cases—among the highest one-day totals since the pandemic began.
“Thankfully, the governor let us know that we didn’t have to put all these people on staff.”