Oregon reports 277 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

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PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed four more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 546, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday September 27th.

Oregon Health Authority reported 277 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 32,581.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (1), Clackamas (24), Columbia (3), Coos (4), Crook (1), Deschutes (16), Douglas (4), Hood River (3), Jackson (16), Jefferson (5), Josephine (1), Lane (44), Lincoln (3), Linn (12), Malheur (8), Marion (31), Multnomah (33), Polk (7), Umatilla (14), Union (3), Wallowa (2), Wasco (7), Washington (31), and Yamhill (2).

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

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

94

2

1752

Benton

310

6

13175

Clackamas

2398

61

60789

Clatsop

204

0

5515

Columbia

165

1

6942

Coos

156

0

6804

Crook

62

1

2554

Curry

31

0

1789

Deschutes

825

12

29466

Douglas

227

4

12695

Gilliam

8

0

276

Grant

9

0

890

Harney

12

0

808

Hood River

251

0

4971

Jackson

1139

5

33152

Jefferson

529

8

4690

Josephine

198

2

11792

Klamath

280

2

10116

Lake

32

0

877

Lane

1185

17

63598

Lincoln

481

13

8649

Linn

519

13

16370

Malheur

1617

23

5197

Marion

4658

94

47452

Morrow

498

6

1738

Multnomah

7113

137

141020

Polk

529

15

8876

Sherman

18

0

355

Tillamook

52

0

3040

Umatilla

2962

41

13033

Union

446

2

3592

Wallowa

30

1

980

Wasco

289

3

5013

Washington

4497

60

90985

Wheeler

0

0

163

Yamhill

757

13

16996

Total

32,581

546

636,090

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 releases.

3This 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.