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News Release
Oregon reports 277 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths - 07/26/20

July 26, 2020

Oregon reports 277 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 289, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 277 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 16,758.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (1), Clackamas (20), Columbia (2), Coos (1), Crook (1), Deschutes (21), Hood River (1), Jackson (15), Jefferson (5), Klamath (1), Lane (8), Lincoln (1), Linn (5), Malheur (10), Marion (30), Morrow (13), Multnomah (44), Polk (2), Umatilla (43), Wasco (5), Washington (39), and Yamhill (6).

 

Oregon’s 287rd COVID-19 death is a 40-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on July 1 and died on July 22, at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 288th COVID-19 death is a 56-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on July 13 and died on July 23, at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 289th COVID-19 death is a 63-year-old woman in Malheur County who tested positive on July 15 and died on July 21, at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario. She had underlying conditions.

 

 

See table below for total cases, deaths, and negative tests by county.

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

22

0

805

Benton

134

6

7,757

Clackamas

1276

34

35,158

Clatsop

68

0

3,284

Columbia

69

0

4,012

Coos

80

0

3,606

Crook

32

1

1,528

Curry

13

0

934

Deschutes

460

3

15,662

Douglas

116

1

7,194

Gilliam

3

0

144

Grant

2

0

475

Harney

6

0

517

Hood River

150

0

3,353

Jackson

291

0

17,107

Jefferson

258

0

2,825

Josephine

84

1

6,060

Klamath

181

1

6,572

Lake

31

0

419

Lane

448

3

37,566

Lincoln

380

8

6,407

Linn

223

10

9,859

Malheur

576

8

2,802

Marion

2,413

65

26,826

Morrow

245

1

1001

Multnomah

3,921

82

80,007

Polk

245

12

4,235

Sherman

8

0

231

Tillamook

24

0

1,866

Umatilla

1,678

16

7,749

Union

385

2

2,247

Wallowa

18

1

591

Wasco

146

3

3,025

Washington

2,495

22

51,198

Wheeler

0

0

132

Yamhill

277

9

8,563

Total

16,758

289

361,717

1This includes cases confirmed by diagnostic testing and presumptive cases. Presumptive cases are those without a positive diagnostic test who present COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case. County of residence for cases may change as new information becomes available. If changes occur, we will update our counts accordingly.

2For additional details on individuals who have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, please refer to our press releases.

3This includes cases who test negative and are not epi-linked to a confirmed case.

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