PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Health Authority reported 266 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday bringing the state total to 30,599.
Four out of the five counties in our viewing area reported new cases Saturday.
The new cases reported Saturday are in the following counties: Benton (27), Clackamas (14), Clatsop (3), Columbia (2), Curry (1), Deschutes (16), Douglas (6), Jackson (13), Jefferson (6), Josephine (3), Klamath (4), Lane (11), Lincoln (2), Linn (4), Malheur (22), Marion (40), Morrow (1), Multnomah (40), Polk (8), Umatilla (10), Wasco (1), Washington (23), and Yamhill (9).
COVID-19 has claimed five more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 525, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Saturday.
Oregon’s 521st COVID-19 death is a 93-year-old woman in Lane County who had underlying conditions.
Oregon’s 522nd COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old woman in Jackson County who had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon’s 523rd COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old man in Morrow County who had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon’s 524th COVID-19 death is a 97-year-old-woman in Marion County who had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon’s 525th COVID-19 death is an 86-year-old man in Multnomah County who had underlying medical conditions.
Note: OHA double counted a death on Sept. 4 that was originally recorded on July 24. The duplication occurred because of an incorrectly reported date of birth. Because of this error they are renumbering their reported deaths starting with 521 Saturday.