Oregon reports over 800 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Nov 5 2020, 11:27 pm

On Wednesday, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed 805 new known cases of COVID-19, along with five additional virus-related deaths.

At the time of writing, the total number of known cases in Oregon sits at 47,839, with 710 deaths.

According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases are in the following counties: Baker (13), Benton (seven), Clackamas (71), Clatsop (one), Columbia (seven), Coos (two), Crook (four), Deschutes (45), Douglas (10), Grant (five), Hood River (two), Jackson (67), Jefferson (four), Josephine (nine), Klamath (one), Lane (37), Lincoln (one), Linn (24), Malheur (18), Marion (79), Morrow (three), Multnomah (196), Polk (eight), Umatilla (26), Union (seven), Wallowa (one), Wasco (six), Washington (134), and Yamhill (17).

“Oregon’s 710th COVID-19 death is a 75-year-old man in Crook County who tested positive on Oct. 29 and died on Oct. 17 in his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed,” reads the OHA update.

OHA has updated a report analyzing the totality of pediatric coronavirus cases in the state of Oregon since the beginning of the pandemic. Of confirmed and presumptive cases in Oregon, 4,901 of the 45,000 cases (just over 11%) have been pediatric patients, defined as people under age 18.

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