Cases of E. Coli in Oregon, Washington Climb to 37 in Chipotle-Linked Outbreak

November 3, 2015 11:31 PM

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The number of confirmed and presumed E. coli cases across Oregon and Washington state has jumped to 37 from 22 — with the majority linked to Chipotle restaurants, health officials said Tuesday.

The Portland metro area is now at 12 cases, up from three announced Monday, while Washington has seen 25 cases, up from the 19 people who have suffered from food poisoning from the bacterial illness.

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