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Oregon Health Authority reports six more deaths, 73 new cases of COVID-19

The Oregon Health Authority reported 73 new confirmed cases in an update on Thursday, in addition to six more deaths caused by the virus.

Posted: Apr 16, 2020 1:52 PM
Updated: Apr 16, 2020 1:55 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon public health officials have identified 73 new cases of the new coronavirus in the state as of 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 16, as well as six more deaths attributed to the virus.

The latest deaths bring the state total up to 64.

The Oregon Health Authority said that there are now a total of 1,736 people in the state who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through a positive test.


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OHA reported new cases in the following counties: Benton (2), Clackamas (8), Deschutes (4), Douglas (2), Klamath (3), Lane (1), Linn (1), Malheur (1), Marion (15), Multnomah (18), Umatilla (5), Washington (12), and Yamhill (1).

Samples for 33,202 people have tested negative for COVID-19 in the state so far.

Examples of people who have recovered fully after testing positive for the coronavirus have been reported only sporadically by local health officials thus far, and the state has yet to report a count of a total across the state.

OHA has a partial, but incomplete count of how many people in the state have been hospitalized from the virus. According to that data, at least 414 Oregonians have been hospitalized since the outbreak began.

State numbers still vary widely. While the state lists only 132 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized, that number rises to 307 when suspected COVID-19 patients are included — indicating that many still have not received results from a completed test.


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OHA gave the following information about each of the new fatalities in the state:

  • Oregon’s 59th COVID-19 death is an 84-year-old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on March 24 and died on April 13 at his residence. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 60th COVID-19 death is a 56-year-old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on March 28 and died on April 14 at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 61st COVID-19 death is a 78-year-old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on March 30 and died on April 14 at his residence. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 62nd COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on April 13 and died on April 15 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 63rd COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old woman in Benton County, who tested positive on April 2 and died on April 14 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 64th COVID-19 death is a 92-year-old man in Marion County, who tested positive on April 14 and died on April 11 at his residence. He had underlying medical conditions.

Oregon releases weekly epidemiological report with latest statewide data

Oregon Health Authority released a second weekly report on Tuesday providing an analysis about COVID-19 cases in Oregon.

"These data represent a snapot of COVID-19 risk factors, clinical and demographic characteristics and include data on cases with pending investigations," OHA said. "The data shown in this report comes from Orpheus, which is an electronic disease surveillance system for reportable diseases for the state of Oregon."

Tuesday's report included cases and deaths in long-term care facilities, with a breakdown of facility-level data in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with three or more cases. No facilities in southern Oregon were listed on the report.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 32994

Reported Deaths: 547
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah7204138
Marion469594
Washington454060
Umatilla298741
Clackamas242061
Malheur163327
Lane123417
Jackson11615
Deschutes85212
Yamhill76213
Jefferson5418
Polk53215
Linn52213
Morrow5056
Lincoln48213
Union4462
Benton3146
Wasco2963
Klamath2802
Hood River2520
Douglas2334
Clatsop2170
Josephine1982
Columbia1791
Coos1570
Baker942
Crook621
Tillamook530
Lake330
Curry310
Wallowa311
Sherman180
Harney120
Grant100
Gilliam80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 812711

Reported Deaths: 15633
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2684556515
Riverside589321206
San Bernardino54482925
Orange534481216
San Diego46734776
Kern31994369
Fresno28441382
Sacramento22356406
Santa Clara21241314
Alameda21240406
San Joaquin20245441
Contra Costa16640206
Stanislaus16471356
Tulare15970263
Ventura12775150
Imperial11852317
San Francisco11195101
Monterey995372
San Mateo9897150
Santa Barbara9090113
Merced8872142
Kings765180
Sonoma7412122
Marin6730118
Solano640065
Madera453965
Placer358745
San Luis Obispo356229
Butte283344
Yolo281555
Santa Cruz23609
Sutter170511
Napa169013
San Benito134811
Yuba11537
El Dorado11304
Mendocino93418
Shasta88317
Lassen7400
Glenn5783
Tehama5735
Lake55511
Nevada5377
Colusa5316
Humboldt5088
Calaveras31714
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18815
Mono1662
Siskiyou1650
Del Norte1391
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc270
Trinity160
Sierra60
Alpine20
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