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Posted on: December 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 49 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death in Klamath County

Editor’s note: This is the last report being issued prior to Christmas. Reports will resume Monday, December 28.

Klamath County reports 49 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 49 new cases of COVID-19, and one death. The local case count is 1,741. Total deaths are 16.

This week’s count is 102. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

The deceased was a 58-year-old man who died at Sky Lakes Medical Center December 20. 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

810

11

Female

931

5

Unknown

Total

1,741

16

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

119

15-19

83

20-29

357

30-39

289

40-49

281

1

50-59

222

2

60-69

218

4

70-79

123

6

80 and over

49

3

Not available

Total

1,741

16

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