OHA: COVID-19 deaths, cases continue to increase
The Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday that two more state residents have died of COVID-19 and 331 additional cases have been recorded.
According to state health authorities, the additional deaths increase state total to 635. The new cases increase the official count to 40,443.
The new cases reported on Oct. 21 are in the following counties: Baker (1), Clackamas (27), Columbia (2), Coos (4), Crook (2), Deschutes (9), Douglas (7), Harney (2), Hood River (3), Jackson (36), Josephine (1), Lane (40), Linn (6), Malheur (8), Marion (43), Multnomah (56), Polk (2), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (19), Union (2), Wasco (1), Washington (55) and Yamhill (4).
Oregon's 634th COVID-19 death is a 70-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Oct. 10 and died on Oct. 16 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 635th COVID-19 death is a 60-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Sept. 26 and died on Oct.17 at Tuality Community Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
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