Coronavirus in Oregon: 5 new deaths, 185 new cases

The Oregon Health Authority on Sunday reported five new coronavirus deaths, putting the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state at 509.

One of the six deaths reported Saturday was actually an out-of-state resident. That case was reported to the correct state and removed from Oregon’s case counts.

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The state Health Authority on Sunday also reported 185 new confirmed or presumptive coronavirus illness cases.

Where the new cases are by county: Benton (2), Clackamas (9), Curry (1), Deschutes (3), Douglas (1), Gilliam (1), Jackson (13), Jefferson (1), Josephine (4), Lane (8), Lincoln (1), Linn (3), Malheur (26), Marion (27), Morrow (1), Multnomah (38), Polk (6), Umatilla (6), Wasco (1), Washington (33).

New fatalities: Oregon’s 505th COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 29 and died on Sept. 7 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

The 506th fatality is a 96-year-old woman in Lane County with underlying conditions. She tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept. 12 at home.

The state’s 507th COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 3 and died on Sept. 12 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

The 508th fatality is an 89-year-old man in Washington County who had underlying conditions. He tested positive on Sept. 4 and died on Sept. 12 at his residence.

The 509th coronavirus death is a 89-year-old woman in Washington County. The woman, who had underlying conditions, tested positive on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 10 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

Since it began: Oregon has reported 29,337 confirmed or presumed infections and 509 deaths, among the lowest totals in the nation. To date, 612,620 Oregonians have been tested. The state does not release positivity rates or hospitalizations on the weekends.

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