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Jackson County reports new presumptive case of COVID-19

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Posted: Jun 1, 2020 10:53 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Local public health officials began announcing new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in southern Oregon and northern California as of Monday, June 1. Numbers from each individual county will be updated below as soon as NewsWatch 12 receives their latest figures.

JACKSON:

Jackson County Public Health reported a new presumptive COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the county total to 67. At least 47 people are considered recovered from the virus.

"A presumptive case is a person without a COVID-19 test result, has COVID-19-like symptoms and has been in close contact with a confirmed case," officials said.

The agency said that it expects to see more cases as people begin to move around more and attend social gatherings.

"For people who are attending large gatherings in Jackson County, it is important to know that COVID-19 is still a risk in the community," officials continued. "If you are planning to attend any large gathering, it is it critical that if you have COVID-19-like symptoms (cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell), or are waiting for COVID-19 test results, it is best to not attend the event. It is recommended that everyone practice physical distancing (remain 6 feet from other people), wear a face covering made from cloth or paper, and wash your hands or use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not readily available."

KLAMATH: 

Klamath County Public Health last reported three new cases in the county on Friday, bringing the County total to 44. Importantly, County officials also reported that at least 36 of those cases had recovered and are no longer active.

"There are eight active cases in Klamath County," officials said. "As of May 28, 3,377 Klamath County tests had been processed by laboratories."

JOSEPHINE: 

On Sunday, Josephine County Public Health one newly confirmed positive case, bringing the county total to 24. Of those cases, 22 are considered recovered.

"This new case should not affect Josephine County's ability to apply for and enter Phase 2 of Oregon’s Public Health Framework for Reopening Oregon," officials said.

The county marked the first death attributed to the virus in southern Oregon on April 11, an 81-year-old man.

LAKE:

Lake County now reports two confirmed cases of coronavirus. 227 people have been tested, with 219 negative results. Six tests are still pending.

CURRY:

Curry County reported a new positive case on Tuesday, bringing the county total to 7. Five of those cases have since recovered.

The County last reported that 332 people have been tested and returned negative results.

SISKIYOU:

Siskiyou County officials say that there now 7 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county, and six of those people have since recovered from the illness.

There have been a total of 1,597 negative test results, and 29 tests remain pending.


Total number of cases (presumptive and confirmed) by county for the southern Oregon and Siskiyou County region: 

  • Jackson: 67 (47 recovered)
  • Klamath: 44 (36 recovered)
  • Josephine: 24 (22 recovered, 1 death)
  • Lake: 2
  • Curry: 7 (5 recovered)
  • Siskiyou: 7 (6 recovered)

Tune into NewsWatch 12 at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. tonight for the most up to date Coronavirus numbers and information. 

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 193732

Reported Deaths: 2572
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah38352591
Washington25592233
Marion22026306
Clackamas17440214
Lane13007148
Jackson10862139
Deschutes896274
Umatilla820284
Linn492969
Yamhill446376
Klamath441164
Polk375752
Malheur351863
Josephine334570
Douglas327271
Benton310019
Jefferson219837
Coos206633
Columbia174427
Union144823
Lincoln137921
Wasco137728
Hood River118730
Crook111322
Morrow110716
Clatsop9858
Baker95414
Tillamook6493
Curry6469
Grant5095
Lake4517
Harney3448
Wallowa1845
Gilliam631
Sherman581
Wheeler321
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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3764405

Reported Deaths: 62573
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles123645624067
Riverside2994554594
San Bernardino2967824715
San Diego2785913729
Orange2709835026
Santa Clara1190642096
Kern1091771374
Sacramento1048401686
Fresno1018381688
Alameda879401657
Ventura810011013
San Joaquin732201391
Contra Costa68741805
Stanislaus621421061
Tulare49654839
Monterey43613383
San Mateo42038568
San Francisco36720544
Santa Barbara34337456
Solano32953252
Merced31898460
Sonoma30035320
Imperial28443726
Kings22989246
Placer22679292
San Luis Obispo21308260
Madera16462242
Santa Cruz16264207
Marin14056227
Yolo13910210
Shasta12152226
Butte12026199
El Dorado10168112
Napa987082
Sutter9433112
Yuba626847
San Benito606563
Lassen570624
Tehama557262
Nevada474275
Tuolumne413166
Mendocino410149
Humboldt404641
Amador365847
Lake347643
Glenn239125
Colusa223416
Siskiyou223424
Calaveras212954
Inyo142838
Del Norte13938
Mono12844
Plumas7106
Modoc4994
Mariposa4487
Trinity4005
Sierra1120
Alpine880
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