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Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen issues a message of condolence as agency also reports 342 new cases.

STATE OF OREGON - OHA Director Patrick AllenA record high 14 deaths due to COVID-19 were reported by the Oregon Health Authority on Tuesday, July 28.

The previous daily record was nine deaths, which was reported on Friday. State health officials have now reported a total of 302 death from the virus as of July 28.

One of the dead listed today was a 26-year-old man from Yamhill County.

"As we surpass 300 deaths related to COVID-19, including the 14 deaths reported today, I wish to extend sincere condolences on behalf of everyone at OHA to the families who have lost a loved one to this disease," OHA Director Patrick Allen said. "It is a stark reminder of the work all Oregonians need to do to bring this pandemic under control. Together we can slow this disease and prevent this terrible loss of life."

The Health Authority also reported 342 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 17,416.

The new cases were reported in the following counties: Benton (3), Clackamas (15), Clatsop (3), Coos (3), Crook (2), Curry (1), Deschutes (7), Douglas (2), Harney (1), Jackson (10), Jefferson (9), Josephine (9), Klamath (2), Lane (6), Linn (5), Malheur (15), Marion (40), Morrow (7), Multnomah (74), Polk (13), Umatilla (75), Washington (31), and Yamhill (9).

Tuesday's announcement included the following information about the 14 deaths. Almost all had underlying conditions, unless noted:

• A 77-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on June 19 and died on July 22 at Portland Adventist Medical Center.

• A 79-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on July 3 and died on July 20 at Portland Adventist Medical Center.

• A 77-year-old woman in Jefferson County who tested positive on June 30 and died on July 23 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

• A 94-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on July 19 and died on July 26 in her residence.

• A 54-year-old man in Malheur County who tested positive on June 24 and died on July 15 at St. Luke's Nampa Medical Center.

• A 26-year-old man in Yamhill County who died in his residence on July 10. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or as a significant condition that contributed to his death.

• A 91-year-old woman in Clackamas County who became symptomatic on July 22 after close contact with a confirmed case, and who died on July 26. Location of death and presence of underlying medical conditions are being confirmed.

• An 88-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive on July 23 and died on July 25 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

• A 78-year-old woman in Deschutes County who tested positive on July 12 and died on July 23. Location of death is being confirmed.

• A 64-year-old woman in Jefferson County who tested positive on July 14 and died on July 27. Location of death and presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.

• An 82-year-old woman in Jefferson County who tested positive on July 20 and died on July 26. Location of death is being confirmed.

• An 87-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on July 14 and died on July 26 at Salem Hospital.

• A 66-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on July 14 and died on July 24. Location of death is being confirmed.

• An 84-year-old woman in Umatilla County who tested positive on July 22 and died on July 25. Location of death is being confirmed.


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