OHA: Five more COVID-19 deaths, 268 new cases
Five more COVID-related deaths were recorded in Oregon on Friday, along with another 268 confirmed and presumptive cases, Oregon Health Authority officials said.
Dr. Patrick Allen made the announcement during a press conference with Gov. Kate Brown. Allen said these case raise the death toll to 475 and the cases total to 27,601.
The latest deaths include a 43-year-old man from Clackamas County; two men, 52 and 73, and an 87-year-old woman from Multnomah County; and a woman, 56, in Washington County. All had underlying health conditions, officials said.
The 268 cases were spread among 25 Oregon counties, with Marion County having the most in the Friday report with 44.
The other cases reported Friday were in the following counties: Benton (4), Clackamas (18), Clatsop (1), Coos (1), Crook (2), Curry (1), Deschutes (2), Hood River (2), Jackson (12), Jefferson (1), Josephine (6), Lake (2), Lane (22), Linn (5), Malheur (31), Morrow (6), Multnomah (43), Polk (3), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (32), Union (1), Wasco (2), Washington (23), and Yamhill (2).
Oregon's 471st COVID-19 death is a 43-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Aug. 12 and died on Aug. 26, at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 472nd COVID-19 death is a 52-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Aug. 25 and died on Sept. 2, at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 473rd COVID-19 death is a 73-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Aug. 13 and died on Sept. 1, at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 474th COVID-19 death is a 56-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on July 15 and died on Sept. 3 at OHSU. She had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon's 475th COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on April 16 and died on July 18 in her residence. She had underlying conditions. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death.
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