Jackson County reports one more COVID-19 case linked to Harry & David outbreak

All of southern Oregon's counties entered Phase II of reopening on June 5, allowing more businesses to resume services under strict physical distancing and sanitation guidelines.

Posted: Jun 16, 2020 10:33 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Local public health officials began announcing new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in southern Oregon and northern California as of Tuesday, June 16. 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 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the county total to 83. At least 65 people are considered recovered from the virus.

Of the most recent cases, 11 have now been linked to an outbreak at Harry & David. Eight employees and three close contacts have tested positive for coronavirus, and a contact tracing investigation is ongoing.

"People are staying home less: they are returning to work, are increasing their travels, attending social gatherings, and participating in physical activities," County health officials said. "It is important to understand that the virus has not been eliminated, and there is no vaccine available to prevent people from getting this infection. Therefore, there is still a risk for people to become ill with COVID-19 and pass the illness on to others. Jackson County Public Health expects to see an increase in COVID-19 cases as people resume their daily routines."

KLAMATH: 

Klamath County Public Health reported nine new confirmed cases and one presumptive case in the county on Monday, bringing the County total to 61. County officials also reported that at least 40 of those cases had recovered and are no longer active.

"A presumptive case means the individual has had contact with someone who has been confirmed to have the virus and is exhibiting symptoms," officials said. "Presumptive cases are treated as a confirmed case in the interest of providing the greatest community protection. Cases announced as presumptive and later confirmed through testing are not counted twice."

As of June 14, 4,077 Klamath County tests had been processed by laboratories.

JOSEPHINE: 

Josephine County Public Health reported a new positive case on Monday, bringing the county total to 24 total cases. Of those cases, 22 are considered recovered.

The agency said that it will now provide data weekly on Friday afternoons with an update posted if a new presumptive or confirmed case occurs.

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

LAKE:

Lake County last reported two confirmed cases of coronavirus. 283 people had been tested, with 273 negative results. Eight tests were still pending as of the last update.

CURRY:

Curry County last reported a total of 7 cases, all considered recovered. 460 people have tested negative for the virus.

SISKIYOU:

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

There have been a total of 2,325 negative test results, and 233 tests remain pending.


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

  • Jackson: 83 (65 recovered)
  • Klamath: 61 (40 recovered)
  • Josephine: 24 (22 recovered, 1 death)
  • Lake: 2
  • Curry: 7 (7 recovered)
  • Siskiyou: 19 (7 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: 190804

Reported Deaths: 2528
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah37830583
Washington25279229
Marion21739306
Clackamas17107209
Lane12799145
Jackson10716135
Deschutes866973
Umatilla814084
Linn479867
Yamhill441175
Klamath430861
Polk369952
Malheur349861
Josephine330268
Douglas322070
Benton302619
Jefferson216734
Coos204633
Columbia170526
Union144423
Lincoln137020
Wasco137028
Hood River117930
Morrow110015
Crook106520
Clatsop9738
Baker94614
Curry6459
Tillamook6363
Grant5065
Lake4447
Harney3378
Wallowa1825
Gilliam621
Sherman581
Wheeler281
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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3757115

Reported Deaths: 62280
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles123542224008
Riverside2990644587
San Bernardino2965144697
San Diego2777593725
Orange2707055005
Santa Clara1188512085
Kern1089931373
Sacramento1041761672
Fresno1016251684
Alameda875851545
Ventura808421011
San Joaquin730091391
Contra Costa68503804
Stanislaus619161055
Tulare49554839
Monterey43563382
San Mateo41844568
San Francisco36616543
Santa Barbara34306453
Solano32752249
Merced31743458
Sonoma29975318
Imperial28352721
Kings22965246
Placer22550290
San Luis Obispo21282260
Madera16439242
Santa Cruz16188206
Marin14034228
Yolo13875209
Shasta12071226
Butte11943199
El Dorado10111112
Napa984981
Sutter9411111
Yuba622146
San Benito604863
Lassen569824
Tehama555358
Nevada470775
Tuolumne412364
Mendocino406149
Humboldt393539
Amador365147
Lake346743
Glenn238125
Colusa223016
Siskiyou218123
Calaveras212153
Inyo142638
Del Norte13678
Mono12804
Plumas7066
Modoc4954
Mariposa4457
Trinity3995
Sierra1120
Alpine880
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