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Oregon sees 7 new COVID-19 deaths as case count climbs to 15,139 – KPTV.com


PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) Health authorities on Tuesday reported seven additional deaths due to COVID-19 in Oregon, raising the states death toll to 269.
Oregon Health Authority on Tuesday morning also reported 299 new confirmed and presumptive cases of coronavirus, bringing the states total case county to 15,139. The new cases were reported in the following counties:

  • Baker: 2
  • Benton: 1
  • Clackamas: 15
  • Clatsop: 3
  • Columbia: 1
  • Coos: 1
  • Deschutes: 7
  • Douglas: 3
  • Harney: 2
  • Hood River: 4
  • Jackson: 5
  • Jefferson: 8
  • Josephine: 2
  • Klamath: 1
  • Lake: 1
  • Lane: 3
  • Malheur: 18
  • Marion: 40
  • Morrow: 10
  • Multnomah: 67
  • Polk: 3
  • Umatilla: 59
  • Union: 2
  • Wasco: 1
  • Washington: 32
  • Yamhill: 8

Health officials on Tuesday reported an outbreak of 23 cases at a Walmart Distribution Center in Umatilla County. According to OHA, the investigation started on June 30, but the initial case count was below the threshold for public disclosure. The count includes all persons linked to the outbreak, which may include household members and other close contacts to an employee.
Oregons 263rd COVID-19-related death involved an 88-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on June 10 and died on June 15 at her home. She had underlying conditions.
Oregons 264th COVID-19-related death involved an 88-year-old woman in Malheur County who tested positive on June 28 and died on July 19. Her place of death and underlying conditions are being confirmed, according to OHA.
Oregons 265th COVID-19-related death involved a 52-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on June 24 and died on July 18 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregons 266th COVID-19-related death involved a 59-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on June 23 and died on July 15 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He did not have underlying conditions.
Oregons 267th COVID-19-related death involved an 88-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on July 7 and died on July 19 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregons 268th COVID-19-related death involved an 87-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on June 23 and died on July 20. He had underlying conditions. His place of death is being confirmed.
Oregons 269th COVID-19-related death involved a 47-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on June 29 and died on July 17 at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. He had underlying conditions.
More information is available at www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus, including a weekly report from OHA.
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