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Posted on: January 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Klamath County reports 20 new cases of COVID-19, 2 deaths

Klamath County reports 20 new cases of COVID-19, 2 deaths

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 20 new cases of COVID-19, and two deaths. The local case count is 2,505. Deaths now number 46.

This week’s total is 76. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

The deceased were:

  • An 80-year-old woman who died January 19 at her residence. She had underlying health conditions.
  • An 80-year-old woman who died January 20 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

1,150

21

Female

1,355

25

Unknown

Total

2,505

46

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

156

15-19

131

20-29

507

30-39

395

40-49

379

1

50-59

332

2

60-69

322

8

70-79

188

10

80 and over

95

25

Not available

Total

2,505

46

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