COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 482.
Oregon Health Authority reported 154 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 28,190. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (9), Benton (2), Clackamas (16), Columbia (1), Deschutes (1), Douglas (2), Jackson (9), Jefferson (3), Lane (7), Lincoln (1), Linn (3), Malheur (7), Marion (19), Multnomah (29), Polk (5), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (5), Washington (26), Yamhill (8).
Oregon’s 482nd COVID-19 death is a 78-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Sept. 5 in her residence. She had underlying conditions.
An Oregon Department of Corrections adult in custody died on September 6, 2020. He was incarcerated at the Snake River Correctional Institution and passed away in local hospital. He tested positive for COVID-19. He was between 60 and 70 years old. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified and the Medical Examiner will determine cause of death. This is the sixth AIC to die who tested positive for COVID-19.