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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Another Oregonian has died of COVID-19, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

The patient who died was identified as a 73-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 1 and died on Sept. 18 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

With the newly confirmed death, the OHA said Sunday that Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll now stands at 526.

The OHA also reported 208 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 statewide, bringing Oregon’s total number of cases since the pandemic began to 30,801.

The breakdown of the newly reported cases by county is as follows:

  • Benton: 7
  • Clackamas: 18
  • Clatsop: 4
  • Columbia: 3
  • Coos: 2
  • Deschutes: 9
  • Douglas: 2
  • Gilliam: 1
  • Hood River: 4
  • Jackson: 5
  • Jefferson: 2
  • Klamath: 1
  • Lane: 23
  • Linn: 7
  • Malheur: 15
  • Marion: 21
  • Morrow: 3
  • Multnomah: 41
  • Polk: 1
  • Umatilla: 8
  • Washington: 28
  • Yamhill: 3

As of Sunday, the OHA said there have been 605,268 negative test results in Oregon since the pandemic began.

More information on COVID-19 in Oregon is available at www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus, including a weekly report from the OHA.

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Merlin

What’s next, full faced scuba masks and aqua lungs?

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