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Posted on: December 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 30 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death in Klamath County

Editor’s note: Christmas falls at the end of the week. In order for the Public Health COVID-19 team members to have time with their families, the last case numbers will be released the afternoon of Wednesday, December 23. Reports will resume Monday, December 28.

Klamath County reports 30 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 30 new cases of COVID-19, and one death. The local case count is 1,692. Total deaths are 15.

This week’s count is 53. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

The deceased was an 81-year-old man who died at Sky Lakes Medical Center December 21. He had underlying health conditions.

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

792

10

Female

900

5

Unknown

Total

1,692

15

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

117

15-19

80

20-29

347

30-39

283

40-49

273

1

50-59

212

1

60-69

212

4

70-79

119

6

80 and over

49

3

Not available

Total

1,692

15

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