Sunday sees one more COVID-19 death, increasing total to 52
One more person has died of COVID-19, raising the state's death toll from 51 to 52, the Oregon Health Authority on Sunday, April 12.
Oregon's fifty-second COVID-19 death is an 89-year-old woman in Multnomah County. She had underlying conditions.
State health officials also reported 80 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. April 12, bringing the state total to 1,527. An additional 28,231 people have tested negative. The new COVID-19 cases reported are in the following counties: Benton (1), Clackamas (4), Deschutes (1), Douglas (2), Jackson (2), Josephine (1), Lane (2), Linn (1), Malheur (1), Marion (13), Multnomah (31), Umatilla (2), Wasco (1), and Washington (18).
According to the OHA, Of those who have tested positive, 359 — or 24% — have been hospitalized. Most of those who have died — 50 — are 60 and older, with more than half of those 80 and older.
OHA updates its COVID-19 website once a day at www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus.
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