SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority reported 277 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases on Monday.
This brings the state total to 14,847.
The new cases include 11 in Clackamas, two in Clatsop, one in Columbia, one in Crook, 19 in Deschutes, two in Douglas, one in Harney, two in Hood River, five in Jackson, seven in Jefferson, two in Josephine, five in Klamath, one in Lake, four in Lane, two in Lincoln, 10 in Malheur, 30 in Marion, one in Morrow, 85 in Multnomah, one in Polk, 41 in Umatilla, 38 in Washington, and six in Yamhill.
Two more deaths have also been reported, and OHA said both had underlying health conditions. A 76-year-old Marion County man died July 17, and a 92-year-old Marion County man died July 18.
OHA’s weekly testing update shows 39,301 tests were conducted between July 13 and 18. Of those, 2,292 were reported to be positive, a rate of 5.8%, which is the same as the week before.
Several major manufacturers of COVID-19 tests have informed OHA that the supply of testing materials to the state are or could be reduced over the next six to eight weeks due to an increase in need nationally.