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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Oregon Health Authority reported 212 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday.

OHA also reported that five more people have died from the coronavirus. The state's death toll is now 438.

The deaths reported Thursday were a 74-year-old man in Malheur County who tested positive on Aug. 19 and died on Tuesday at an undisclosed location; an 82-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 10 and died on Tuesday at his home; an 80-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 12 and died on Tuesday at her home; a 97-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 6 and died on Aug. 22 at her home; and a 90-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 13 and died on Sunday at his home.

OHA said all patients had underlying health conditions.

The 212 new cases were in the following counties:

  • Benton: 1
  • Clackamas: 18
  • Clatsop: 1
  • Columbia: 2
  • Deschutes: 4
  • Douglas: 1
  • Hood River: 1
  • Jackson: 15
  • Jefferson: 2
  • Josephine: 2
  • Klamath: 5
  • Lane: 8
  • Lincoln: 1
  • Linn: 5
  • Malheur: 12
  • Marion: 40
  • Morrow: 3
  • Multnomah: 27
  • Polk: 3
  • Umatilla: 8
  • Union: 2
  • Washington: 47
  • Yamhill: 4

The total numbers of cases reported in the state now totals 25,761, according to OHA.

OHA says an outbreak of 21 cases of COVID-19 has been reported at Independent Transport in Morrow County. The outbreak investigation began on July 28.

More information is available at www.healthoregon.org/coronavirus, including a weekly report from OHA.

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(7) comments

Kire

Sad for these Covid-19 related deaths. Consider that in Oregon every day 22 people die of cancer, 19 people die of heart disease, 5 people die of respiratory disease, 5 people die in accidents, 5 people die of strokes, 5 people die of Alzheimer, 3 people die of diabetes, 2 people die of flu/pneumonia, and 24 unborn children are killed. So, Covid-19 related deaths are just part of the tragedy in life that is normal.

commentor

but these aforementioned deaths have not been weaponized by the tyrant queen and sensationalized by the OHA like these so called 'covid-19' deaths.

RIP PDX

Reminder - People in respiratory distress are not sent home to die. These people are not dying of covid

PDX2MtHood

Time to open up.

commentor

'Oregon Health Authority reports 212 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths' How is this even 'breaking news'? Everyone knows that the OHA has been fudging the numbers to please the tyrant queen.

Caracalla

Look at their description, it says "confirmed" and "PRESUMPTIVE". How ambiguous is that? There could be only 10 confirmed and the other 202 have runny noses or fevers. This is straight up lying to the public and should be criminal. It's sad that all of our news is now as reliable as the National Enquirer.

ItzaSeakrit

Average age: 84.6

ALL w/underlying conditions.

ALL saddening news.

Stop the nonsense.

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