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Posted on: August 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 1 new COVID-19 case, 1 death in Klamath County

Klamath County reports new case of COVID-19, death 

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report a new case of COVID-19 in the community making the weekly total seven. Another death brought the county’s toll to two.

The deceased was a 64-year-old man with underlying health conditions. He died at Sky Lakes Medical Center.

Today’s new case brings the local count to 201. As of this morning 7,961 tests have been processed for Klamath County. Information specific to Klamath County can be found at https://www.klamathcounty.org/1076/Klamath-County-data.

To protect yourself:

  • 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:

  • 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.

Age group

Cases

Ever hospitalized

Deaths

0-14

19

15-19

11

20-29

29

1

30-39

36

1

40-49

36

3

50-59

35

3

60-69

23

3

1

70-79

9

3

1

80 and over

3

Not available

Total

201

14

2

 

Sex

Cases

Deaths

Male

97

1

Female

104

1

Unknown

Total

201

2

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