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News Release
Lane County Public Health October 15th COVID 19 Case Update: Live Virtual Press Conference at 10:30 - 10/15/20

PLEASE NOTE: In order to address all questions, please text them to the number listed in the media contact section by 10:30. 
 

Lane County Public Health notified of 21 additional positive COVID-19  cases. This makes a total of one thousand nine hundred and fifty nine (1,959) cases.

1,959 (+21) total cases-  Note that this includes confirmed and presumptive.

Of our cases (confirmed and presumptive): 

Hospitalized:17 (+1)

Deaths: 23 (No change)

Infectious: 175 (-37)

Persons Under Monitoring: 652

 

 

At least 73,516 negative tests

 

Individuals who had contact with these community members will be contacted by Lane County Public Health so they can work with their health care providers on next steps. Communicable disease investigations are underway. If a public contact exposure point is identified, that information will be shared with the public.

 

 

 

Data regarding Lane County testing, patient status, case ZIP codes and more is available at

www.LaneCountyOR.gov/localdata

 

The State of Oregon has created a COVID-19 web page with resources at http://coronavirus.oregon.gov.

 

 

 

* Presumptive cases are people without a positive PCR test who have COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case. Though not confirmed by a positive diagnostic test, presumptive cases have a high likelihood of having COVID-19 because of the specific nature of the symptoms and known exposure.

 

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