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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported one more death and 277 more cases of COVID-19 in the state on Saturday.

The total number of deaths in Oregon from the coronavirus is now 202, according to the OHA.

The death reported on Saturday was an 84-year-old man in Multnomah County who became symptomatic on June 21, after close contact with a confirmed case, and died on June 22. His place of death is being confirmed. He had underlying medical conditions.

The 277 new confirmed and presumptive cases reported on Saturday were in the following counties:

  • Benton: 2
  • Clackamas: 16
  • Columbia: 1
  • Coos:1
  • Crook: 1
  • Deschutes: 3
  • Jefferson: 3
  • Josephine: 2
  • Lake: 1
  • Lane: 14
  • Lincoln: 2
  • Linn: 4
  • Malheur: 12
  • Marion: 32
  • Morrow: 5
  • Multnomah: 59
  • Polk: 2
  • Umatilla: 56
  • Union: 11
  • Wasco: 2
  • Washington: 44
  • Yamhill: 4

The OHA noted that a previous case reported in Jackson County was not a case and county count have been adjusted to reflect the change.

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Just curious

How can I find out how many have recovered? I see how many have died, but no report on survivors. Why not?

Just curious

[scared]That is scary. Died one day after the symptom appeared.


Not really, a person dies by gunshot and if they test positive, add that to the COVID-19 death tally. Even George Floyd tested positive, but we all know he didn't die from the virus.

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