Lane County adds 18 new COVID-19 cases

Two area care facilities have had a positive case.

Posted: Jul 24, 2020 5:57 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Lane County Public Health added 18 new cases of coronavirus on Friday.

This makes 437 total confirmed and presumptive cases since the start of the pandemic. One person is hospitalized, and 49 people are considered infectious. More than 37,500 tests have been conducted.

A staff member at Waterford Grand Assisted Living, 600 Waterford Way, has tested positive and widespread testing is underway for staff and residents at the facility. The employee did not directly care for residents while in the infectious period.

A resident at Avamere Riverpark, 425 Alexander Loop, has also tested positive. The facility is following all public health recommendations.

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