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News Release
Oregon reports 388 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths - 10/17/20

October 17, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 620, Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

OHA reported 388 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 39,316. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (2), Clackamas (30), Columbia (4), Coos (5), Crook (5), Deschutes (13), Douglas (7), Jackson (24), Josephine (2), Klamath (1), Lane (48), Linn (8), Malheur (13), Marion (49), Morrow (1), Multnomah (95), Polk (8), Umatilla (13), Union (1), Wallowa (1), Wasco (1), Washington (50), and Yamhill (6).

Oregon’s 618th COVID-19 death is an 83-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Oct. 3 and died Oct. 9 at Portland Adventist Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 619th COVID-19 death is an 83-year-old woman in Wallowa County who tested positive on Sept. 14 and died Sept. 29 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 620th COVID-19 death is a 92-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Oct. 3 and died Oct. 16 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

 

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

112

2

2082

Benton

413

6

16643

Clackamas

2910

65

70580

Clatsop

235

0

6395

Columbia

243

1

8100

Coos

210

0

8176

Crook

81

1

2916

Curry

56

1

2169

Deschutes

1041

13

35646

Douglas

313

4

14519

Gilliam

11

0

341

Grant

10

0

995

Harney

13

0

905

Hood River

268

1

5617

Jackson

1471

6

38772

Jefferson

593

9

5357

Josephine

255

2

13605

Klamath

395

3

11319

Lake

35

0

1021

Lane

2058

22

74100

Lincoln

507

13

9491

Linn

734

14

19276

Malheur

1841

33

5960

Marion

5437

105

55673

Morrow

539

6

1966

Multnomah

8462

152

164602

Polk

626

15

10840

Sherman

18

0

376

Tillamook

69

0

3411

Umatilla

3255

43

14606

Union

456

2

4846

Wallowa

39

2

1121

Wasco

332

15

5643

Washington

5345

69

105296

Wheeler

1

0

177

Yamhill

932

15

19785

Total

39,316

620

742,327

 

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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