COVID-19 CLAIMS 2 MORE LIVES, STATE DEATH TOLL AT 163 AS OF SATURDAY

June 6, 2020 12:45 p.m.
COVID-19 claims 2 more lives, raising the state’s death toll to 163 as of Friday.
An update from the Oregon Health Authority reported 93 new and presumptive cases, bringing the state total to 4,662. The new confirmed and reported cases include:
*28 in Multnomah County
*15 in Washington County
*11 in Marion County
*7 each in Clackamas and Hood River counties
*6 each in Lincoln and Umatilla counties
*2 each in Jackson, Jefferson and Yamhill counties
*1 each in Malheur, Morrow, Wallowa and Wasco counties
Oregon’s 162nd COVID-19 death is a 70-year old woman in Multnomah County, who tested positive on April 8th and died on May 9th in her residence.
Oregon’s 163rd COVID-19 death is a 50-year old man in Multnomah County, who tested positive on April 23rd and died May 29th in his residence.
Both had underlying medical conditions, according to the OHA.
Oregon’s weekly testing summary for the week ending June 5th shows that 20,539 people were tested, above the minimum weekly goal of 15,000 outlined in the COVID-19 Strategic Testing Plan for Oregon.
 
 
 

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