OHA reports 374 new cases, Linn County outbreak

OHA said 21 cases have been tied to Georgia Pacific in Linn County.

Posted: Oct 15, 2020 12:36 PM
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 1:02 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority reported 374 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

The new cases bring the total to 38,525. They include: Benton (15), Clackamas (21), Clatsop (2), Columbia (3), Coos (1), Crook (2), Deschutes (7), Douglas (5), Jackson (17), Josephine (5), Klamath (1), Lane (33), Lincoln (5), Linn (12), Malheur (14), Marion (34), Morrow (1), Multnomah (110), Polk (12), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (17), Union (2), Wallowa (1), Wasco (1), Washington (46), and Yamhill (6).

OHA also reported three new deaths, bringing the toll to 611. A 91-year-old Lane County woman died Oct. 10 at home, an 82-year-old Marion County woman died Oct. 10, and a 60-year-old man in Marion County died Oct. 13. They all reportedly had underlying conditions.

A new outbreak is also being reported on Thursday. OHA said 21 cases have been tied to Georgia Pacific in Linn County. The investigation began Oct. 7. Public health officials are working with the company to address the outbreak.

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