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UPDATE at 3:40 p.m.
Oregon posts 409 new COVID-19 cases, reporting change contributes
The Oregon Health Authority reported a record 409 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the state total to 11,851.
However, the high number of cases is partially due to a transition to a new reporting system, which prevented the processing of positive cases for a few hours Thursday. Those cases are included in the new count. The previous one-day high was 389 cases.
No new coronavirus deaths were reported, leaving the total at 232.
New cases reported Saturday are in the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (6), Clackamas (29), Columbia (1), Coos (2), Deschutes (15), Douglas (2), Hood River (2), Jackson (5), Jefferson (4), Josephine (3), Klamath (4), Lane (13), Lincoln (1), Linn (2), Malheur (16), Marion (61), Morrow (7), Multnomah (99), Polk (2), Sherman (1), Umatilla (50), Union (1),Wallowa (1), Wasco (10), Washington (55), Yamhill (15).
Since Oregon began reopening, state health officials have documented the spread of COVID-19 when people get together to celebrate with family and friends, including for graduations, birthdays, weddings and holidays.
COVID-19 is also spreading more among social activities involving groups of younger people. OHA has recorded outbreaks linked to exercise classes, a fraternity party and a bachelor party.
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Oregon COVID-19 cases by county
Here are the number of cases, both tested positive and presumptive, and deaths as of Saturday, July 11:
- Baker: 11 cases
- Benton: 112 cases, 6 deaths
- Clackamas: 955 cases, 27 deaths
- Clatsop: 55 cases
- Columbia: 48 cases
- Coos: 54 cases
- Crook: 18 cases, 1 death
- Curry: 9 cases
- Deschutes: 252 cases
- Douglas: 60 cases
- Gilliam: 1 case
- Grant: 1 case
- Harney: 2 case
- Hood River: 104 cases
- Jackson: 178 cases
- Jefferson: 163 cases
- Josephine: 57 cases, 1 death
- Klamath: 135 cases, 1 death
- Lake: 24 cases
- Lane: 294 cases, 3 deaths
- Lincoln: 361 cases, 5 deaths
- Linn: 174 cases, 10 deaths
- Malheur: 302 cases, 1 death
- Marion: 1,831 cases, 53 deaths
- Morrow: 138 cases, 1 death
- Multnomah: 2,824 cases, 72 deaths
- Polk: 173 cases, 12 deaths
- Sherman: 4 cases
- Tillamook: 16 cases
- Umatilla: 987 cases, 7 deaths
- Union: 369 cases, 2 death
- Wallowa: 14 cases
- Wasco: 116 cases, 1 death
- Washington: 1,815 cases, 20 deaths
- Wheeler: 0 cases
- Yamhill: 194 cases, 9 deaths
Source: Oregon Health Authority
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