News Flash Home
The original item was published from 1/5/2021 5:11:31 PM to 1/7/2021 12:00:02 AM.

News Flash

Public Health

Posted on: January 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 37 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths in Klamath County

Klamath County reports 37 new cases of COVID-19, 3 deaths

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 37 new cases of COVID-19 and three deaths. The local case count is 2,062. Deaths now number 21.

This week’s count is 74. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

The first death was a 77-year-old man who died December 19 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. He had underlying health conditions.

An 87-year-old woman was the second death. She died December 25 at her residence and had underlying health conditions.  

A 90-year-old woman also died at her residence December 25. She 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

954

12

Female

1,109

9

Unknown

Total

2,063

21

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

129

15-19

102

20-29

421

30-39

333

40-49

319

1

50-59

260

2

60-69

271

5

70-79

158

7

80 and over

70

6

Not available

Total

2,063

21

Facebook Twitter Email