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Posted on: September 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 2 new COVID-19 cases in Klamath County

Klamath County Public Health 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Valeree Lane, vlane@klamathcounty.org, 541.882.8846
September 16, 2020

Klamath County reports 2 new cases of COVID-19

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report two new cases of COVID-19 in the community, bringing the local count to 260.

This week’s count is 17.

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.

Sex

Cases

Deaths

Male

121

1

Female

139

1

Unknown

Total

260

2


Age group

Cases

Ever hospitalized

Deaths

0-14

30

15-19

11

20-29

41

1

30-39

47

2

40-49

44

4

50-59

44

3

60-69

29

3

1

70-79

10

3

1

80 and over

4

Not available

Total

260

16

2


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