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News Release
Lane County Public Health November 17th COVID-19 Case Update: Live Virtual Press Conference at 10:30 - 11/17/20

Lane County Public Health (LCPH) was notified of 80 additional positive cases of COVID-19, one workplace outbreak, and one death. This makes a total of ?three thousand three hundred and eighty four cases.   

 

3,384 (+80) total cases-  Note that this includes confirmed and presumptive.

Of our cases (confirmed and presumptive): 

Hospitalized: 14 (-1)

·ICU: 4 (of the 14)

Deaths: 36 (+1)

Infectious: 306 (+23)

Persons Under Monitoring: 639

Deaths: 

Lane County Public Health was notified that a 70-year old woman from the Eugene/Springfield area passed away yesterday (11/16) due to complications associated with COVID-19. She was not hospitalized at the time of her death.

From everyone at Lane County Public Health, we send our heartfelt Condolences to the friends and family of this community member during this difficult time.

 

Workplace Outbreaks:

Lane County Public Health was notified of a workplace outbreak currently with 6 COVID-19 cases at Attune Foods located at 2600 Prairie Rd in Eugene. The business has been working with Lane County Public Health and reviewing protocols in order to help slow further spread.

 

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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