HIGHEST DAILY CASE COUNT FOR COVID-19 IN OREGON REPORTED FRIDAY

September 25, 2020 1:45 p.m.

On Friday. the Oregon Health Authority reported the highest daily case count for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in Oregon, with 457 new confirmed and presumptive cases.

The high number was driven by a workplace outbreak at Pacific Seafood in Clatsop County, where 79 cases of COVID-19 has been reported. OHA said the case count includes all people linked to the outbreak, which includes household members and other close contacts to an employee. OHA said the outbreak investigation started September 15th, but the initial case count was below the threshold for public disclosure.

Along with the cases in Clatsop County, the new cases include:

*62 in Multnomah County

*58 in Marion County

*51 in Washington County

*50 in Lane County

*33 in Clackamas County

*20 in Malheur County

*17 in Deschutes County

*14 in Jackson County

*12 in Linn County

 

*11 in Benton County

*9 in Umatilla County

*8 in Polk County

*7 in Columbia County

*5 in Yamhill County

*4 each in Jefferson, Morrow and Union counties

*3 each in Coos, Lake and Wasco counties

*2 each in Josephine and Lincoln counties

*1 each in Klamath and Tillamook counties

The new deaths ranged in age from 76 to 85. 1 each lived in Lane, Multnomah and Jackson counties.

 

 

 

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