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Infant boy dies of COVID-19

An infant boy from Douglas County has died of COVID-19, the Oregon Health Authority reported Thursday.

The child, who had underlying conditions, tested positive on Aug. 20 and died on Sept. 6.

Thirteen people from Marion and Polk counties also are on the list of deaths reported Wednesday. They include a 20-year-old woman, a 24-year-old man, and a 34-year-old man.

“For the past several days, OHA has reported sharp increases in the daily deaths associated with COVID-19,” OHA Director Patrick Allen said in a statement. “This grim trend follows several weeks of record, or near record, daily cases and hospitalizations. Oregonians should be prepared to see this tragic toll escalate dramatically in coming days and weeks.”

On Thursday, OHA provided details of the COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday. They are:

  • A 62-year-old woman from Coos County who tested positive on Aug. 17 and died on Sept. 3 at Bay Area Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 78-year-old man from Coos County who tested positive on Aug. 16 and died on Sept. 4 at Bay Area Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 78-year-old man from Coos County who tested positive on Aug. 12 and died on Sept. 4 at Bay Area Hospital. He had no underlying conditions.
  • A 55-year-old man from Clackamas County who tested positive on Aug. 9 and died on Aug. 24 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 83-year-old man from Coos County who tested positive on Sept. 5 and died on Sept. 5 at Bay Area Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 90-year-old woman from Coos County who tested positive on Aug. 23 and died on Sept. 4 at Bay Area Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 89-year-old man from Deschutes County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Sept. 6 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 87-year-old woman from Coos County who tested positive on Aug. 30 and died on Sept. 4 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 86-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on Aug. 12 and died on Sept. 6 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 69-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on Aug. 11 and died on Sept. 6 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 81-year-old man from Douglas County who first became symptomatic on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 5 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 96-year-old woman from Douglas County who tested positive on Sept. 3 and died on Sept. 8 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 75-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive on Sept. 1 and died on Sept. 7 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 79-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive on Sept. 1 and died on Sept. 3; location of death is being confirmed. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 70-year-old woman from Douglas County who tested positive on Aug. 25 and died on Sept. 7 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An infant boy from Douglas County who tested positive on Aug. 20 and died on Sept. 6 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 53-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive on Aug. 14 and died on Sept. 3 at Hillsboro Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 72-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive on Sept. 1 and died on Sept. 6 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 73-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 5 at Providence Medford Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 66-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept. 6 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 73-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on Aug. 19 and died on Sept. 7 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 83-year-old man from Klamath County who tested positive on Aug. 28 and died on Sept. 6 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 70-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive on Aug. 25 and died on Sept. 6 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 74-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive on Aug. 16 and died on Sept. 6 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 96-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Sept. 2 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 87-year-old woman from Josephine County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Sept. 5 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 64-year-old woman from Klamath County who tested positive on Aug. 23 and died on Sept. 3 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 65-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 6 at PeaceHealth Sacred Health Medical Center at Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 71-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 7 at PeaceHealth Sacred Health Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 85-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive on Aug. 29 and died on Sept. 7 at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 59-year-old man from Linn County who tested positive on Aug. 31 and died on Sept. 4 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 68-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 6 and died on Sept. 6 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 82-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 22 and died on Aug. 31 at Santiam Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 78-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 18 and died on Sept. 2 at Santiam Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 61-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 18 and died on Sept. 4 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 69-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 14 and died on Sept. 5 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 34-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on July 30 and died on Sept. 5 at Legacy Silverton Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 24-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on July 18 and died on Aug. 30 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 74-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 30 and died on Sept. 6 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 86-year-old man from Tillamook County who tested positive on Sept. 5 and died on Sept. 6 at Adventist Health Tillamook. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 64-year-old man from Polk County who tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept. 3 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 87-year-old woman from Polk County who tested positive on Aug. 16 and died on Sept. 5 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 76-year-old man from Polk County who tested positive on Aug. 4 and died on Sept. 5 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 20-year-old woman from Polk County who tested positive on July 29 and died on Sept. 4 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 49-year-old woman from Polk County who tested positive on Sept. 2 and died at her residence. Date of death and presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 62-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive on July 3 and died on Sept. 6 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 79-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 23 and died on Sept. 6 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

COVID-19 by the numbers

Here’s the most recent data from the Oregon Health Authority, as of Thursday, Sept. 9:

  • 3,394: People who have died from COVID-19.
  • 294,392: Total cases of COVID-19.
  • 1,150: COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

Oregon COVID-19 cases by county

Here are the number of cases, both tested positive and presumptive, and deaths as of Thursday, Sept. 9.

  • Baker: 1,524 cases, 19 deaths.
  • Benton: 4,340 cases, 23 deaths.
  • Clackamas: 25,187 cases, 262 deaths.
  • Clatsop: 1,981 cases, 24 deaths.
  • Columbia: 3,017 cases, 37 deaths.
  • Coos: 3,768 cases, 62 deaths.
  • Crook: 1,957 cases, 32 deaths.
  • Curry: 1,597 cases, 16 deaths.
  • Deschutes: 15,197 cases, 96 deaths.
  • Douglas: 9,909 cases, 162 deaths.
  • Gilliam: 126 cases, 4 deaths.
  • Grant: 702 cases, 8 deaths.
  • Harney: 685 cases, 13 deaths.
  • Hood River: 1,547 cases, 35 deaths.
  • Jackson: 19,781 cases, 230 deaths.
  • Jefferson: 2,992 cases, 45 deaths.
  • Josephine: 8,069 cases, 149 deaths.
  • Klamath: 6,040 cases, 88 deaths.
  • Lake: 563 cases, 8 deaths.
  • Lane: 22,308 cases, 225 deaths.
  • Lincoln: 2,545 cases, 27 deaths.
  • Linn: 9,393 cases, 85 deaths.
  • Malheur: 4,455 cases, 67 deaths.
  • Marion: 30,761 cases, 374 deaths.
  • Morrow: 1,615 cases, 20 deaths.
  • Multnomah: 49,212 cases, 634 deaths.
  • Polk: 5,835 cases, 68 deaths.
  • Sherman: 120 cases, 2 deaths.
  • Tillamook: 1,648 cases, 19 deaths.
  • Umatilla: 12,118 cases, 120 deaths.
  • Union: 2,465 cases, 34 deaths.
  • Wallowa: 469 cases, 6 deaths.
  • Wasco: 2,232 cases, 38 deaths.
  • Washington: 33,297 cases, 270 deaths.
  • Wheeler: 62 cases, 1 death.
  • Yamhill: 6,875 cases, 91 deaths.

Source: Oregon Health Authority

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