Oregon Health Authority
Emergency Messages as of 12:26 pm, Mon. Sep. 21
No information currently posted.
Subscribe to receive FlashAlert messages from Oregon Health Authority.
Primary email address for a new account:

  
And/or follow our FlashAlerts via Twitter

About FlashAlert on Twitter:

FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Oregon Health Authority by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.

Click here to add Oregon Health Authority to your Twitter account or create one.

@OHAOregon

Hide this Message


Manage my existing Subscription

News Release
Oregon reports 293 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 6 new deaths - 09/12/20

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed six more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 505, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. 

“Today’s 500th death marks another sad milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon,” said Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen. “These are our family members, our friends, neighbors and colleagues. We extend our deepest condolences to every Oregonian who has suffered a loss to COVID-19.”

Oregon Health Authority reported 293 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 29,156.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (3), Clackamas (15),  Clatsop(2), Columbia (4), Deschutes (9), Douglas (4), Jackson (11), Jefferson (4), Klamath (2), Lane (13), Lincoln (1), Linn (3), Malheur (28), Marion (48), Morrow (5), Multnomah (68), Polk (5), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (27), Union (2), Wasco (1), Washington (26) and Yamhill (9).

Oregon’s 500th COVID-19 death is a 49-year-old woman in Umatilla County who tested positive on Aug.12 and died on Sept. 2 at Providence St. Mary’s in Walla Walla, Washington. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 501st COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Sept. 6 at Adventist Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 502nd COVID-19 death is a 97-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on June 29 and died on Aug. 29 at Legacy Meridian Park Hospital. Presence underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 503rd COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Sept. 5 in her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 504th COVID-19 death is a 63-year-old man in Multnomah County who died on Aug. 28 at Legacy Emanuel Hospital. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 505th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept. 2 in his residence. He had underlying conditions.

 

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

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

90

2

1459

Benton

243

6

11592

Clackamas

2142

59

55049

Clatsop

102

0

5094

Columbia

143

1

6379

Coos

131

0

6023

Crook

59

1

2385

Curry

25

0

1511

Deschutes

720

12

26552

Douglas

187

3

11717

Gilliam

4

0

257

Grant

8

0

821

Harney

12

0

742

Hood River

238

0

4651

Jackson

954

3

30043

Jefferson

486

8

4392

Josephine

174

2

10811

Klamath

242

2

9450

Lake

29

0

805

Lane

838

12

57082

Lincoln

472

13

8210

Linn

427

13

14966

Malheur

1381

22

4626

Marion

4222

85

43465

Morrow

470

4

1600

Multnomah

6522

128

129384

Polk

474

15

7980

Sherman

18

0

321

Tillamook

45

0

2790

Umatilla

2839

41

12273

Union

431

2

3160

Wallowa

23

1

885

Wasco

226

3

4574

Washington

4073

53

84020

Wheeler

0

0

157

Yamhill

706

14

15722

Total

29,156

505

580,948

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.

 

View more news releases from Oregon Health Authority.