HIGHEST CASE COUNT OF PANDEMIC – Oregon reports 988 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths; Tillamook adds 4 more cases; total cases at 86

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PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed 13 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 729, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 988 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 49,587.

Today‘s cases are the highest number reported on a single day since the start of the pandemic in Oregon. The high number is a stark reminder of the need for the new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 announced yesterday by Governor Kate Brown. *

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (5), Benton (8), Clackamas (129), Clatsop (4), Columbia (3), Coos (4), Crook (2), Deschutes (32), Douglas (23), Grant (17), Harney (1), Hood River (1), Jackson (78), Jefferson (4), Josephine (10), Klamath (12), Lane (75), Linn (12), Malheur (15), Marion (75), Morrow (2), Multnomah (240), Polk (12), Tillamook (4), Umatilla (27), Union (10), Wallowa (1), Wasco (4), Washington (133), and Yamhill (45).

See table below for total cases, deaths, and negative tests by county.

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

181

3

2460

Benton

510

6

19769

Clackamas

3796

71

81197

Clatsop

282

0

7260

Columbia

304

2

9219

Coos

286

1

9611

Crook

139

5

3436

Curry

72

2

2504

Deschutes

1440

13

41490

Douglas

457

10

16349

Gilliam

17

0

386

Grant

49

0

1152

Harney

46

0

1051

Hood River

297

1

6120

Jackson

2274

8

44538

Jefferson

633

11

6031

Josephine

305

4

15723

Klamath

465

3

12316

Lake

49

0

1144

Lane

2804

29

85938

Lincoln

526

13

10199

Linn

980

17

22329

Malheur

2067

38

6640

Marion

6685

117

65155

Morrow

571

7

2186

Multnomah

10942

185

188779

Polk

766

15

13005

Sherman

23

0

418

Tillamook

86

0

3834

Umatilla

3618

45

16229

Union

531

2

5522

Wallowa

63

2

1318

Wasco

379

17

6274

Washington

6795

87

120858

Wheeler

1

0

187

Yamhill

1148

15

22885

Total

49,587

729

853,512

1This includes cases confirmed by diagnostic testing and presumptive cases. Presumptive cases are those without a positive diagnostic test who present COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case. County of residence for cases may change as new information becomes available. If changes occur, we will update our counts accordingly. 2For additional details on individuals who have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, please refer to our press releases3This includes cases who test negative and are not epi-linked to a confirmed case.

*Governor Brown’s Press release: https://mailchi.mp/oregon/governor-kate-brown-announces-two-week-pause-on-social-activities-to-help-stop-rapid-spread-of-covid-19?e=70b4bf19f9


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