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News Release
Lane County Public Health October 21st COVID-19 Case Update - 10/21/20

Lane County Public Health notified of 40 additional positive COVID-19  cases. This makes a total of two thousand two hundred and twenty two (2,222) cases.

 

Total Cases in Lane County: 2,222 (+40)

 

Infectious: 204 (-5)

 

Hospitalized: 10 (+1)

 

Suspected COVID-19 Deaths: 27 (+1)

 

Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs): 668 (+4)

 

Total Tests - Lane County Residents: 78,476

 

Deaths: 

 

Yesterday, the Oregon Health Authority notified lane County Public Health that a 64-year-old woman from the Eugene/Springfield area who passed away on 10/14/20 passed due to complications related to COVID-19. She was not hospitalized prior to her death. 

 

From everyone at Lane County Public Health, we send our most sincere condolences to the friends and family of these community members during this difficult time. 

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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.

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.

 

* 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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