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OHA: Benton County woman dies; new cases in Linn, Lane, Douglas, Coos

According to the weekly report, more than 32,000 tests were conducted from June 29 to July 5. OHA said 5 percent were positive.

Posted: Jul 8, 2020 2:01 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 10:38 AM

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority reported 217 new confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases on Wednesday.

This brings the state total to 10,817.

Locally the new cases include two in Coos, two in Douglas, 10 in Lane, and eight in Linn.

There are also three in Baker, 19 in Clackamas, one in Clatsop, one in Columbia, one in Curry, three in Deschutes, one in Harney, one in Hood River, five in Jackson, one in Jefferson, two in Josephine, three in Lincoln, 12 in Malheur, 15 in Marion, 10 in Morrow, 30 in Multnomah, 43 in Umatilla, three in Union, one in Wasco, 31 in Washington, and nine in Yamhill.

There are also four new deaths. The death toll is at 224.

In Benton County, an 85-year-old woman died June 28.

A 55-year-old Multnomah County man, 91-year-old Marion County woman and a 36-year-old Multnomah County man also died in recent weeks.

OHA said they all had underlying conditions.

According to the weekly report, more than 32,000 tests were conducted from June 29 to July 5. OHA said 5 percent were positive.

The surge of cases continued that week with 1,910 new cases – an increase of 51 percent over the previous week, OHA said.

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