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OHA adds nearly 300 new COVID-19 cases

Five new deaths have been reported in Oregon.

Posted: Aug 5, 2020 2:37 PM
Updated: Aug 5, 2020 5:24 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority added 299 new confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases on Wednesday.

This brings the state total to 19,979.

The new cases include one in Baker, two in Benton, 20 in Clackamas, one in Clatsop, two in Columbia, one in Coos, eight in Deschutes, one in Douglas, four in Hood River, 12 in Jackson, nine in Jefferson, one in Josephine, two in Klamath, five in Lane, 19 in Lincoln, eight in Linn, seven in Malheur, 42 in Marion, 10 in Morrow, 59 in Multnomah, two in Polk, two in Tillamook, 26 in Umatilla, one in Wasco, 48 in Washington and six in Yamhill.

There are also five new deaths, raising the death toll to 338:

  • Oregon’s 334th COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on July 8 and died in her residence. Date of death is being confirmed. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 335th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on July 17 and died on July 28 at Trios Health Southridge Hospital in Kennewick, Wash. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 336th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on July 12 and died on August 1 at Saint Anthony Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 337th COVID-19 death is a 67-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on July 20 and died on August 3 at Kaiser Westside Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 338th COVID-19 death is an 83-year-old man in Josephine County who tested positive on July 19 and died on August 3 in his residence. He had underlying conditions.

In its weekly report, OHA said the week of July 27 through Aug. 2 saw 2,278 new cases, up slightly from last week’s 2,241. Also, 39 deaths were reported, up from 27 the week before.

The testing positivity rate increased from 5.1% to 6.4%. Hospitalizations rose to 141, up from 127.

OHA also aid the age group with the highest incidence of reported infection continues to be people between the ages of 20 and 29.  Most cases continue to be sporadic, where no source was identified.

There are also new outbreaks being reported in the state. In Umatilla County, there is an outbreak of 27 cases reported at Walmart. There's also an outbreak of 20 cases at the OR1 Construction site in Multnomah County. Also, there are 21 cases at the Lamb Weston West location, 31 cases at the Lamb Weston East location, and 22 cases at the Lamb Weston Packing Center. The facilities are in Boardman. The case totals include employees and people who had contact with employees.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 30060

Reported Deaths: 521
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah6690129
Marion433689
Washington420858
Umatilla288141
Clackamas219961
Malheur147023
Jackson10073
Lane91314
Deschutes73912
Yamhill72114
Jefferson5038
Polk48915
Morrow4775
Lincoln47013
Linn44913
Union4352
Klamath2672
Benton2476
Hood River2400
Wasco2303
Douglas1953
Josephine1802
Columbia1481
Coos1340
Clatsop1060
Baker892
Crook601
Tillamook470
Lake290
Wallowa281
Curry260
Sherman180
Harney120
Grant100
Gilliam70
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