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Oregon reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths, 266 new cases



PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – COVID-19 has claimed five more deaths in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 525, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday.

OHA also reported 266 new confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, bringing the total to 30,599 cases and 603,311 negative test results.

The new cases reported on Saturday affect the following counties: Benton (27), Clackamas (14), Clatsop (3), Columbia (2), Curry (1), Deschutes (16), Douglas (6), Jackson (13) Jefferson (6), Josephine (3), Klamath (4), Lane (11), Lincoln (2), Linn (4), Malheur (22), Marion (40), Morrow (1), Multnomah (40), Polk (8), Umatilla (10), Wasco (1), Washington (23) and Yamhill (9).

Note: OHA double counted a September 4th death originally recorded on July 24th. The doubling was due to an incorrectly reported date of birth. Because of this bug, we are re-numbering our reported deaths starting at 521

Saturday.

Oregon’s 521st COVID-19 death is a 93-year-old Lane County woman who tested positive on August 26 and died in her home on September 17. She had basic conditions.

Oregon’s 522nd COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive on August 28 and died at Providence Medford Medical Center on September 15. She had underlying illnesses.

Oregon’s 523rd COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old male in Morrow County who tested positive on September 4 and died on September 14. The place of death is confirmed. He had underlying illnesses.

Oregon’s 524th COVID-19 death is a 97-year-old Marion County woman who passed away on May 10. On the death certificate, COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 is listed as the cause of death or a significant cause of death. She had underlying illnesses.

Oregon’s 525th COVID-19 death is an 86-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on August 16 and died in his home on September 16. He had underlying illnesses.

The table below shows the total number of cases, deaths, and negative tests by county.

district Cases (1) Total deaths (2) Negative tests (3)
baker 90 2 1.532
Benton 279 6th 12.096
Clackamas 2.237 61 56,699
Clatsop 113 0 5.281
Columbia 150 1 6,599
Coos 136 0 6.385
rogue 60 1 2,460
curry 27 0 1,689
Deschutes 760 12 27,956
Douglas 206 3 12.126
Gilliam 7th 0 264
Grant 8th 0 857
Harney 12 0 759
Hood River 241 0 4,758
Jackson 1,034 4th 31,655
Jefferson 511 8th 4,490
Josephine 183 2 11,263
Klamath 272 2 9,806
lake 28 0 855
roadway 944 fifteen 60,022
Lincoln 472 13 8.409
Linn 458 13 15,566
Mishap 1.512 23 4,790
Marion 4,427 89 45.143
tomorrow 485 6th 1,678
Multnomah 6.779 130 133.105
Polk 501 fifteen 8,399
Sherman 18th 0 326
Tillamook 48 0 2.904
Umatilla 2.905 41 12,651
union 435 2 3.416
Wallowa 28 1 927
Wasco 234 3 4,701
Washington 4.264 58 87.235
Wheeler 0 0 159
Yamhill 735 14th 16,350
total 30,599 525 603,311

1 – This includes cases confirmed by diagnostic tests and suspected cases. Suspected cases are those without a positive diagnostic test, who have symptoms similar to COVID-19 and who have had close contact with a confirmed case. The case residence may change as new information becomes available. As changes occur, we will update our counts accordingly.

2 – For more information on people who died of COVID-19 in Oregon, please see our press releases.

3 – This includes cases that tested negative and are not linked to a confirmed case.


Stay up to date on COVID-19:

Oregon Response: The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management are leading the state response.

United States Response: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is leading the United States’ response.

Global response: The World Health Organization leads the global response.


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