Oregon reports over 750 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Nov 6 2020, 12:52 pm

On Friday, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed 770 new known cases of COVID-19, along with six additional virus-related deaths.

At the time of writing, the total number of known cases in Oregon sits at 48,608, with 716 deaths.

According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases are in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (17), Clackamas (13), Clatsop (5), Columbia (5), Coos (6), Crook (5), Curry (6), Deschutes (38), Douglas (13), Grant (7), Harney (5), Hood River (1), Jackson (83), Jefferson (7), Josephine (5), Klamath (5), Lake (1), Lane (40), Lincoln (3), Linn 10), Malheur (16), Marion (77), Morrow (4), Multnomah (199), Polk (15), Umatilla (37), Union (8), Washington (120), and Yamhill (15).

“Oregon’s 716th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old man in Washington County who became symptomatic on Oct. 9 after close contact with a confirmed case and died on Nov. 4, at Providence St Vincent Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed,” reads the OHA update.

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