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Another death from COVID-19 in Oregon, positive cases rise to 316

The Oregon Health Authority reported 50 new confirmed cases in an update on Thursday.

Posted: Mar 16, 2020 5:43 PM
Updated: Mar 26, 2020 2:03 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon public health officials have identified 50 new cases of the new coronavirus in the state as of 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 26 as well as another fatality. The announcement did not include a case identified in Klamath County by local public health officials.

The Oregon Health Authority said that there are now a total of 316 people in the state who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through a positive test.

OHA is reporting 50 total new cases in the following counties: one case in Clatsop, five in Deschutes, two in Josephine, two in Lane, one in Linn, 14 in Marion, 12 in Multnomah, three in Polk, one in Tillamook, one in Wasco, and eight in Washington.

Samples for 6,953 have tested negative for COVID-19 in the state so far.

The case announced Friday in Klamath County will not be included in OHA's daily report of new statewide cases until tomorrow, County officials said.


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Oregon’s eleventh COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old woman in Washington County, who tested positive oMarch 15, and died March 25 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions, OHA said.

Ongoing recommendations for COVID-19

People vulnerable to complications should follow federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations to stay home as much as possible and avoid gatherings. Every resident should take these basic steps to protect themselves and those most at risk:

  • Never visit a hospital or long-term-care facility if you have a fever or cough.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Regularly clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces like bathrooms, desks, countertops, doorknobs, computer keyboards, faucet handles, toys and cell phones.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home and away from others if you are ill.

After someone contracts COVID-19, illness usually develops within 14 days, OHA said. Symptoms mirror those of the flu, including fever, cough, runny nose, headache, sore throat and general feelings of illness.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 9930

Reported Deaths: 213
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah241769
Marion161047
Washington153420
Clackamas82125
Umatilla7166
Union3551
Lincoln3463
Deschutes2110
Lane2083
Malheur1911
Polk15912
Linn1579
Jackson1470
Jefferson1320
Yamhill1328
Klamath1301
Benton935
Morrow931
Hood River880
Wasco881
Josephine521
Clatsop510
Douglas460
Coos420
Columbia360
Lake210
Tillamook140
Crook120
Wallowa100
Curry80
Baker50
Sherman20
Gilliam10
Grant10
Harney10
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 252895

Reported Deaths: 6334
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1078263457
Riverside19450479
Orange16191363
San Diego15696387
San Bernardino13676269
Imperial7039114
Alameda6556140
Fresno585177
Kern513081
Santa Clara5077160
Tulare4627136
San Joaquin447455
Sacramento400469
San Francisco377650
Contra Costa356481
San Mateo3536108
Santa Barbara326129
Ventura324047
Marin271921
Kings260032
Stanislaus253144
Monterey191515
Solano147625
Sonoma135911
Merced127211
Placer82811
San Luis Obispo7012
Yolo61325
Madera5785
Santa Cruz4553
Napa3764
San Benito2652
Sutter2433
Lassen2420
El Dorado2260
Butte2063
Shasta1484
Humboldt1444
Nevada1291
Glenn1220
Yuba1061
Tehama881
Lake870
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Del Norte581
Calaveras530
Mono451
Tuolumne430
Inyo331
Amador310
Siskiyou310
Mariposa271
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
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