Record 281 new coronavirus cases reported in Oregon

Officials say 75 percent of recent cases are in people younger than 50.

Posted: Jul 1, 2020 1:12 PM
Updated: Jul 1, 2020 4:37 PM

PORTLAND, Ore.--   A record 281 new cases of COVID-19 were reported statewide by the Oregon Health Authority on Wednesday, reflecting a new trend involving younger patients.

Officials said 75 percent of recent cases involved people younger than 50. In total, the state has seen 8,931 cases since the pandemic began in February.

One additional death was also reported, bringing the state's death toll to 208. The latest fatality is 91-year-old woman in Marion County who had underlying medical conditions.

OHA also released a weekly report for June 22-28. The report indicates a "resurgence in COVID -19 transmission." OHA recorded 1,402 new cases across the state, which was an 11 percent increase from the previous week.

Meanwhile, testing in the state decreased by 11 percent, OHA said. About 4.2 percent of tests came back positive last week--a slight increase from the week before.

Officials say statewide hospital capacity "remains sufficient for now."

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 133205

Reported Deaths: 1800
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28337458
Washington18644171
Marion16172238
Clackamas11642138
Lane8272108
Jackson689285
Umatilla676568
Deschutes495236
Yamhill318245
Malheur313152
Linn310846
Polk244640
Klamath242838
Josephine173533
Jefferson170225
Benton169514
Douglas167743
Union111416
Wasco107123
Columbia104318
Lincoln99117
Hood River95121
Coos93715
Morrow93310
Clatsop6865
Crook61010
Baker5685
Tillamook3652
Curry3245
Lake2305
Grant2131
Harney1754
Wallowa963
Gilliam511
Sherman470
Wheeler201
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