On Tuesday, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed 495 new known cases of COVID-19, along with nine additional virus-related deaths.
At the time of writing, the total number of known cases in Oregon sits at 46,460, with 701 deaths.
According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases are in the following counties: Baker (eight), Benton (nine), Clackamas (56), Clatsop (eight), Columbia (four), Coos (one), Deschutes (12), Douglas (10), Grant (four), Hood River (one), Jackson (70), Jefferson (one), Josephine (three), Klamath (seven), Lane (26), Linn (21), Malheur (16), Marion (64), Morrow (one), Multnomah (61), Polk (13), Sherman (two), Tillamook (two), Umatilla (16), Union (eight), Wallowa (two), Wasco (one), Washington (57), and Yamhill (11).
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“Oregon’s 701st COVID-19 death is a 94-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive Oct. 11 and died on Nov. 1, at Providence Portland Medical Center,” 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.