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Oregon reports 5 more deaths, 185 new cases of COVID-19

A total of 509 people have died of the virus and there have been 29,337 known cases in the state.
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PORTLAND, Ore — Oregon health officials reported Sunday that five more people died due to COVID-19, raising the state's number of deaths due to the virus to 509.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported 185 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the number of known cases in the state to 29,337.

OHA released the following information about the five people who died:

  • An 81-year-old man in Marion County tested positive on Aug. 29 and died on Sept. 7 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 96-year-old woman in Lane County tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept.12 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 76-year-old man in Marion County tested positive on Sept. 3 and died on Sept. 12 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 89-year-old man in Washington County tested positive on Sept. 4 and died on Sept. 12 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 89-year-old woman in Washington County tested positive on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 10 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

INTERACTIVE: Oregon Coronavirus Cases/Deaths by Gender

Multnomah County had the highest number of new cases with 38. Here are counties with new cases reported Sunday: 

  • 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

INTERACTIVE: Oregon Coronavirus Map