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News Release
Oregon reports 399 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths - 10/24/20

October 24, 2020

Oregon reports 399 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed four more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 653, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 399 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 41,739.

The new cases  are in the following counties: Benton (3), Clackamas (25), Clatsop (4), Columbia (3), Crook (3), Deschutes (13), Douglas (3), Harney (2), Jackson (33), Jefferson (4), Josephine (1), Klamath (3), Lane (32), Lincoln (4), Linn (10), Malheur (12), Marion (48), Multnomah (99), Polk (5), Umatilla (17), Wallowa (2), Washington (71), and Yamhill (2).

Oregon’s 650th COVID-19 death is a 73-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Oct. and died on Oct. 17, at Grand Strand Medical Center in South Carolina. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 651st COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old woman in Malheur County who tested positive on Oct. 7 and died on Oct. 19. Place of death is being confirmed. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 652nd COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Oct. 3 and died on Oct. 17, at Tuality Community Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 653rd COVID-19 death is a 75-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 28 and died on Oct. 22, at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

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

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

114

3

2176

Benton

436

6

17873

Clackamas

3081

65

73862

Clatsop

241

0

6636

Columbia

256

1

8428

Coos

236

0

8614

Crook

103

2

3033

Curry

57

1

2313

Deschutes

1110

13

37522

Douglas

345

5

15127

Gilliam

11

0

358

Grant

11

0

1019

Harney

23

0

926

Hood River

277

1

5790

Jackson

1650

6

40651

Jefferson

603

9

5540

Josephine

263

3

14322

Klamath

408

3

11688

Lake

34

0

1051

Lane

2326

27

79928

Lincoln

515

13

9725

Linn

798

15

20339

Malheur

1909

38

6215

Marion

5733

108

58403

Morrow

543

6

2026

Multnomah

9055

160

172097

Polk

648

15

11516

Sherman

18

0

384

Tillamook

70

0

3560

Umatilla

3344

44

15223

Union

465

2

5073

Wallowa

42

2

1192

Wasco

347

15

5834

Washington

5681

75

109971

Wheeler

1

0

183

Yamhill

985

15

20805

Total

41,739

653

779,403

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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