Oregon reports 412 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 386, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday, August 15th.

Oregon Health Authority reported 412 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 23,018.

The new cases reported are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (4), Clackamas (38), Clatsop (2), Columbia (3), Crook (1), Curry (2), Deschutes (10), Douglas (1), Hood River (1), Jackson (6), Jefferson (12), Josephine (2), Klamath (2), Lane (6), Lincoln (6), Linn (13), Malheur (25), Marion (75), Morrow (8), Multnomah (79), Polk (6), Umatilla (36), Union (1), Wallowa (1), Wasco (2), Washington (56), Yamhill (13).

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

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

53

0

1157

Benton

186

6

9345

Clackamas

1664

49

44864

Clatsop

90

0

4066

Columbia

106

1

5054

Coos

93

0

4338

Crook

52

1

1943

Curry

19

0

1129

Deschutes

637

11

20415

Douglas

160

1

9014

Gilliam

4

0

208

Grant

4

0

600

Harney

11

0

621

Hood River

216

0

4068

Jackson

542

2

21304

Jefferson

408

5

3733

Josephine

138

2

7534

Klamath

208

2

7889

Lake

32

0

577

Lane

621

4

46910

Lincoln

437

9

7171

Linn

328

11

11992

Malheur

894

15

3671

Marion

3165

73

34449

Morrow

400

3

1331

Multnomah

5264

101

103695

Polk

356

12

5958

Sherman

16

0

279

Tillamook

35

0

2284

Umatilla

2435

32

10140

Union

398

2

2718

Wallowa

21

1

741

Wasco

201

3

3971

Washington

3310

27

66611

Wheeler

0

0

142

Yamhill

514

13

11939

Total

23,018

386

461,861

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:

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