Cases and deaths:
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (23), Clackamas (41), Clatsop (4), Columbia (5), Coos (7), Deschutes (13), Douglas (3), Grant (1), Hood River (2), Jackson (5), Jefferson (2), Josephine (3), Klamath (2), Lane (36), Lincoln (5), Linn (7), Malheur (1), Marion (22), Multnomah (124), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (7), Wasco (2), Washington (45) and Yamhill (5).
Note: After reconciling death data Thursday, COVID-19-related deaths from 2021 were added to today’s death counts. Death is a lagging indicator and typically follows a surge in cases. In addition, there is often a lag in reporting as our epidemiologists’ review death certificates.
* Oregon’s 7,145th COVID-19-related death is an 81-year-old man from Lane county who tested positive Feb. 9 and died March 11 at Vibra Specialty Hospital of Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
* Oregon’s 7,146th COVID-19-related death is a 65-year-old woman from Clatsop County who tested positive Oct. 30, 2021, and died Oct. 31, 2021. Place of death and presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
* Oregon’s 7,147th COVID-19-related death is a 72-year-old man from Klamath County who tested positive July 15, 2021, and died Aug. 5, 2021, at Franciscan Health Lafayette in Lafayette, Ind. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.