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Posted on: January 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Klamath County reports 48 new cases of COVID-19, 6 deaths

Klamath County reports 48 new cases of COVID-19, 6 deaths

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 48 new cases of COVID-19, and six deaths. The local case count is 2,470. Local deaths number 44.

Of the new cases, seven were in the statewide database on Saturday and count toward last week. Last week’s count was 170. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

This week’s total is 41.

The deceased include:

  • An 88-year-old man who died January 18 at his residence. He had underlying health conditions.
  • A 69-year-old man who died January 16 at his residence. He had underlying health conditions.
  • A 99-year-old woman who died January 16 at her residence. She had underlying health conditions.
  • An 88-year-old woman who died January 15 at her residence. She had underlying health conditions.
  • A 92-year-old man who died January 17 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. He had underlying health conditions.
  • A 76-year-old woman who died at Sky Lakes Medical Center. 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

1,139

21

Female

1,331

23

Unknown

Total

2,470

44

 

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

153

15-19

130

20-29

503

30-39

391

40-49

373

1

50-59

325

2

60-69

315

8

70-79

187

10

80 and over

93

23

Not available

Total

2,470

44

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