July 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
COVID-19 has claimed 2 more lives, with the state death toll at 232 as of Friday.
An update from the Oregon Health Authority reported 275 new confirmed and presumptive cases raising the state total to 11,454. The new reported cases include:
*51 in Umatilla County
*44 in Washington County
*37 in Multnomah County
*28 in Marion County
*21 in Malheur County
*15 in Jefferson County
*11 in Clackamas County
*10 in Lane County
*9 in Jackson County
*8 in each in Deschutes and Yamhill counties
*6 in Benton County
*5 in Wasco County
*4 in Hood River County
*3 each in Linn, Morrow and Polk counties
*2 each in Douglas and Josephine counties
*1 each in Baker, Crook, Tillamook, Union and Wallowa counties
Oregon’s 231st COVID-19 death is a 62-year old man in Union County who tested positive on June 16th and died on July 2nd.
Oregon’s 232nd COVID-19 death is a 99-year old woman in Lincoln County who tested positive on June 26th and died on July 9th.
Both had underlying medical conditions, according to the OHA.
The update said since Oregon began reopening there has been COVID-19 spread when people gather to celebrate with family and friends. There has also been spread among social activities involving young people. OHA recommends that residents think hard about altering daily routines that put people at risk.