Oregon reports 252 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths; Tillamook County at 38 total cases

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PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed seven more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 454, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday August 29th

Oregon Health Authority reported 252 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 26,293.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (2), Clackamas (20), Coos (2), Deschutes (2), Hood River (1), Jackson (18), Jefferson (3), Klamath (1), Lane (11), Lincoln (1), Linn (4), Malheur (26), Marion (40), Morrow (2), Multnomah (46), Polk (3), Umatilla (20), Union (5), Washington (33), Yamhill (12).

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

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

70

2

1,355

Benton

208

6

10,388

Clackamas

1,923

56

50,369

Clatsop

95

0

4,749

Columbia

128

1

5,787

Coos

112

0

5,298

Crook

54

1

2,224

Curry

20

0

1,292

Deschutes

687

10

23,784

Douglas

177

2

10,106

Gilliam

4

0

243

Grant

8

0

688

Harney

12

0

687

Hood River

224

0

4393

Jackson

793

2

23,655

Jefferson

457

7

4,161

Josephine

154

2

8,798

Klamath

235

2

8,748

Lake

30

0

673

Lane

693

6

52,279

Lincoln

464

13

7,656

Linn

380

12

13,559

Malheur

1,148

19

4,118

Marion

3,746

79

39,246

Morrow

431

3

1,494

Multnomah

5,942

118

116,763

Polk

411

14

7,099

Sherman

16

0

303

Tillamook

38

0

2,601

Umatilla

2,634

37

11,508

Union

418

2

2,932

Wallowa

22

1

822

Wasco

206

3

4,276

Washington

3,727

42

76,095

Wheeler

0

0

152

Yamhill

626

14

14,256

Total

26,293

454

522,557

This 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.

For additional details on individuals who have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, please refer to our press releases.

This includes cases who test negative and are not epi-linked to a confirmed case.

Stay informed about COVID-19:

Oregon response: The Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Office of Emergency Management lead the state response.

United States response: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention leads the U.S. response.

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