Five New COVID-19 Deaths In Oregon


COVID-19 has claimed five more lives in Oregon, increasing the state’s death toll to 480.

Oregon Health Authority reported 261 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 27,856.

The new cases are in the following counties: Benton (2), Clackamas (23), Columbia (2), Coos (3), Deschutes (1), Jackson (18), Jefferson (2), Josephine (3), Klamath (1), Lane (6), Lincoln (2), Linn (1), Malheur (31), Marion (49), Morrow (1), Multnomah (43), Polk (5), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (17), Union (2), Wasco (5), Washington (33), and Yamhill (10).

Oregon’s 476th COVID-19 death is a 53-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 17 and died on Sept. 3, at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 477th COVID-19 death is an 80-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Aug. 3 and died on Sept.2, at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 478th COVID-19 death is a 68-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on June 21 and died on July 16, at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death.

Oregon’s 479th COVID-19 death is a 70-year-old man in Clackamas County who became symptomatic on Aug. 4 and died on Aug. 15, at Providence Willamette Valley Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 480th COVID-19 death is a 78-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 22 and died on Sept. 4, at his residence. He had underlying conditions.