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Six more reported deaths from COVID-19 in Oregon

121 people have now died of the coronavirus in Oregon.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon health officials on Thursday reported six more deaths of COVID-19 in the state.

The death toll in Oregon is now 121 people.

The Oregon Health Authority released the following information about the people who died:

Oregon’s 116th COVID-19 death is an 84-year-old woman in Clackamas County, who tested positive on April 28 and died on May 6 at her residence. She had underlying medical conditions.

  • Oregon’s 117th COVID-19 death is a 62-year-old man in Marion County, who tested positive on April 16 and died on May 5 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 118th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman in Marion County, who tested positive on April 22 and died on May 3 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 119th COVID-19 death is an 80-year-old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on April 22 and died on May 5 at Portland VA Medical Center. He had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 120th COVID-19 death is a 71-year-old woman in Multnomah County, who tested positive on April 23 and died on May 5 at Providence Portland Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions.
  • Oregon’s 121st COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old woman in Polk County, who tested positive on May 2 and died on May 5 at her residence. She had underlying medical conditions.

The state also announced 70 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and three new presumptive cases.

As of Thursday morning, Oregon has a total of 2,989 cases. That number includes people who have tested positive and others who are classified as presumed cases.

While presumptive cases have not yet tested positive, they have shown COVID-19 symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case.

The amount of active infections in Oregon is unclear.

State data shows 70,426 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Oregon and 67,469 tests (96%) have come back negative.

See the latest numbers from the Oregon Health Authority.

The new cases were found in the following counties:

  • Benton: 4
  • Clackamas: 6
  • Clatsop: 1
  • Coos: 1
  • Deschutes: 2
  • Jefferson: 4
  • Marion: 21
  • Morrow: 1
  • Multnomah: 16
  • Polk: 3
  • Washington: 11
  • Yamhill: 3

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