Oregon sees more than 1,300 new COVID-19 cases

State health officials are urging Oregonians to play their role in reducing the spread of COVID-19.

Posted: Nov 20, 2020 1:54 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2020 3:48 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority reported 1,306 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second day in a row the state broke its daily case record.

State health officials are urging Oregonians to play their role in reducing the spread of COVID-19, including wearing face coverings, maintaining physical distance and restricting their social gatherings to one other household.

Today’s cases bring the state total to 62,175. They include: Baker (8), Benton (15), Clackamas (78), Clatsop (9), Columbia (20), Coos (8), Crook (2), Curry (5), Deschutes (60), Douglas (39), Grant (27), Harney (4), Hood River (3), Jackson (84), Jefferson (11), Josephine (18), Klamath (39), Lake (3), Lane (91), Lincoln (7), Linn (27), Malheur (23), Marion (112), Morrow (3), Multnomah (337), Polk (21), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (45), Union (17), Wasco (13), Washington (155), and Yamhill (20).

OHA also reported four new deaths, bringing the toll to 812:

  • Oregon’s 809th COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old man in Douglas County who tested positive on Nov. 9 and died on Nov. 14 at Bay Area Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 810th COVID-19 death is an 83-year old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 11 and died on Nov. 18 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 811th COVID-19 death is a 70-year-old man in Klamath County who tested positive on Nov. 15 and died on Nov. 17 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 812th COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old woman in Harney County who tested positive on Nov. 12 and died on Nov. 18 at Harney District Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

OHA said in the past they have been counting the number of people who tested negative by the number of individuals, no matter how many negative tests were administered. However, with the rapidly increasing cases, moving forward, the state will report data based on the number of tests administered. OHA said this will more accurately represent the number of tests actually being conducted.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 75431

Reported Deaths: 912
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah17556239
Washington10554102
Marion9370142
Clackamas639577
Umatilla438449
Lane436843
Jackson387931
Deschutes242215
Malheur240844
Yamhill175616
Linn144023
Polk127516
Douglas96118
Klamath8734
Jefferson84311
Benton8007
Union7886
Morrow6597
Lincoln62515
Josephine5574
Wasco53219
Columbia5203
Coos4303
Hood River4021
Clatsop3610
Baker2833
Crook2336
Curry1372
Grant1341
Lake1331
Tillamook1330
Harney1001
Wallowa713
Gilliam230
Sherman230
Wheeler30
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