OHA: Oregon has more than 25,000 COVID-19 cases
Oregon topped 25,000 COVID-19 cases on Monday with 220 new ones being reported by the Oregon Health Authority. The new total is 25,155 confirmed and preumptive cases.
State health officials also reported three new deaths, raising the total to 420 as of Aug. 22.
In addition, OHA said OHA released its Weekly Testing Report, which showed that as of Monday, Oregon's cumulative positive testing rate is 4.5% of people tested. This is considerably lower than the national average of 9%.
The new cases were reported on Aug. 24 in the following counties: Clackamas (22), Columbia (1), Coos (1), Deschutes (1), Jackson (23), Jefferson (7), Josephine (1), Klamath (2), Lane (2), Malheur (7), Marion (33), Morrow (2), Multnomah (59), Polk (2), Umatilla (11), Washington (34), and Yamhill (12).
Oregon's 418th COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 16 and died on Aug. 22, in her residence. She had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 419th COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 14 and died on Aug. 18, at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 420th COVID-19 death is a 73-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on July 29 and died on Aug. 23, in her residence. She had underlying conditions.
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