Oregon reports more than 200 new confirmed cases of coronavirus

Sep 21 2020, 12:30 pm

The Oregon Health Authority confirmed 201 new known cases of COVID-19, with three additional deaths, on Monday.

At the time of writing, the total number of known cases in Oregon sits at 30,995, with 529 deaths.

According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (two), Clackamas (16), Clatsop (two), Columbia (two), Coos (four), Curry (three), Deschutes (eight), Douglas (two), Hood River (one), Jackson (18), Josephine (three), Klamath (two), Lane (28), Lincoln (one), Linn (one), Malheur (12), Marion (18), Morrow (two), Multnomah (35), Tillamook (one), Umatilla (four), Wasco (10), Washington (25), and Yamhill (one).

“Oregon’s 529th COVID-19 death is a 73-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Sept. 18 and died on Sept. 19, at OHSU. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed,” writes the OHA.

The Oregon Health Authority also revealed a new dashboard for coronavirus information, that breaks down demographics and disease severity across the state.

“The new dashboard will present case rates per 100,000 people, which more clearly shows disparities in the burden of COVID-19 between demographic groups. In addition to case counts and rates, users will be able to view the percent of cases in each age group, sex, race, and ethnicity that have ever been hospitalized for their illness or have died with COVID-19.”

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