Lane County adds 44 COVID-19 cases, new workplace outbreak

The new outbreak involves five cases tied to the Rosboro Sawmill.

Posted: Nov 10, 2020 1:02 PM
Updated: Nov 10, 2020 5:25 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Lane County's total COVID-19 case count is nearing 3,000 on Tuesday.

Public health officials reported 44 new cases and a new workplace outbreak. This makes 2,941 confirmed and presumptive cases since the end of February.

The new outbreak involves five cases tied to the Rosboro Sawmill, 2509 Main St. in Springfield. The cases include workplace contacts and household transmission. The sawmill is working with health officials.

As of today, 32 people have died, 11 people are in the hospital -- six in the intensive care unit -- and 251 remain infectious. Public health officials also said 578 people are under monitoring.

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