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Posted on: January 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 37 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths in Klamath County

Klamath County reports 37 new cases of COVID-19, 5 deaths

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 37 new cases of COVID-19, and five deaths. The local case count is 2,215. Deaths now total 26.

This week’s count is 226. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

The deceased include:

  • An 88-year-old man who died December 24 at his residence. He had underlying health conditions.
  • A 95-year-old man who died December 25 at his residence. He had underlying health conditions.
  • A 93-year-old woman who died December 31 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. She had underlying health conditions.
  • A 98-year-old woman who died January 1 at her residence. She had underlying health conditions.
  • An 89-year-old woman who died January 2 at her residence. 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

1,023

14

Female

1,192

12

Unknown

Total

2,215

26

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

135

15-19

115

20-29

448

30-39

360

40-49

346

1

50-59

285

2

60-69

280

5

70-79

168

7

80 and over

78

11

Not available

Total

2,215

26

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