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Posted on: May 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Klamath County finished last week with 293 cases, reports 87 cases this week

EDITOR’S NOTE: Klamath County Public Health did not release COVID-19 numbers on May 3, because staff were on a national accreditation deadline.

Klamath County finished last week with 293 cases,
 reports 87 cases this week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 123 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases is now 4,184.

There are 87 cases to date this week, including 52 yesterday and 35 today.

On Saturday, there were 36 new cases assigned to the county and one transferred from another county to Klamath County. Cases are assigned to the county of residence. In the week that concluded Saturday, Klamath County had a total of 293 new COVID-19 cases.

To protect yourself:

  • Get vaccinated.
  • Keep your distance by maintaining six feet of social or physical distancing between yourself and others.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, utilizing hand sanitizer when washing facilities are not available.
  • Sanitize surfaces that are often touched.
  • Avoid gatherings of any size where social or physical distancing is not possible.

To protect others around you:

  • Get vaccinated.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Stay home when sick.
  • Wear a clean mask in public spaces, including outdoors when six feet of social distance cannot be maintained.

KCPH provides a weekly news release on Mondays, allowing for a recap of the previous week and information about risk levels. Daily updates will continue via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KCPublicHealth, and at https://www.publichealth.klamathcounty.org/coronavirus.

Information from Oregon Health Authority can be found at https://www.oregon.gov/oha/erd/pages/covid-19-news.aspx and https://public.tableau.com/profile/oregon.health.authority.covid.19#!/#!%2F

Sex

Cases

Deaths

Male

1,931

30

Female

2,253

30

Unknown

Total

4,184

60

 

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

318

15-19

287

20-29

831

30-39

665

40-49

615

1

50-59

559

4

60-69

480

9

70-79

294

16

80 and over

135

30

Not available

Total

4,184

60

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