OHA: One more COVID-19 death, 285 new cases
COVID-19 claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 326, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Sunday.
State health officials also reported 285 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 2, bringing the state total to 19,097.
Umatilla County, which was rolled back to baseline status on Friday by Gov. Kate Brown, reported another 20 cases. Marion County, which was added to the "Watch List" earlier in the week, recorded 53 more cases. And Morrow County, which was put back to Phase 1 on Friday, recorded eight more cases.
The tri-county region of Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties had a combined total of 121 cases. Multnomah County had the most with 48 cases, followed by Washington County with 47 and Clackamas County with 26.
The other new cases were reported in the following counties: Benton (1), Clatsop (2), Deschutes (8), Douglas (4), Hood River (4), Jackson (15), Jefferson (7), Josephine (2), Lane (7), Linn (4), Malheur (10), Polk (2), Sherman (1), Tillamook (4), Wasco (3) and Yamhill (9).
Oregon's 326th COVID-19 death is a 68-year-old man in Malheur County who tested positive on June 29 and died July 30 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
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