Coronavirus in Oregon: 323 new cases, 2 deaths – OregonLive

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday reported 323 new coronavirus cases and two more deaths.

Where the new cases are by county: Baker (7), Benton (2), Clackamas (21), Clatsop (1), Coos (2), Deschutes (6), Hood River (8), Jackson (23), Jefferson (4), Josephine (6), Lane (4), Lincoln (3), Linn (9), Malheur (18), Marion (49), Morrow (10), Multnomah (52), Polk (13), Umatilla (37), Wasco (2), Washington (25) and Yamhill (21).

New fatalities: Oregon’s 384th death linked to coronavirus is a 73-year-old Lane County woman with underlying health conditions. She tested positive July 25 and died Aug. 12. State officials are confirming where she died.

The 385th fatality is an 85-year-old Umatilla County man with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive Aug. 3 and died Aug. 12 at his home.

The prevalence of infections: State officials Friday reported 300 new confirmed infections out of 5,831 people tested, equaling a 5.2% positivity rate.

Who got infected: State officials reported new confirmed or presumed infections among the following age groups: 0-9 (22); 10-19 (29); 20-29 (66); 30-39 (55); 40-49 (56); 50-59 (38); 60-69 (18); 70-79 (14); 80 and older (12).

Who’s in the hospital: The state Friday reported 167 Oregonians with confirmed coronavirus infections are currently in the hospital, up 11 from Thursday. Oregon remains well below its capacity, with hundreds of hospital beds and ventilators available.

Since it began: Oregon has reported 22,613 confirmed or presumed infections and 385 deaths, among the lowest totals in the nation. To date, 471,935 Oregonians have been tested.

— Brad Schmidt;; 503-294-7628; @_brad_schmidt

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