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Posted on: January 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 43 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths in Klamath County

Klamath County reports 43 new cases of COVID-19, 2 deaths

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 43 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths. The local case count is 2,568. Deaths now number 48.

Of the new cases, 25 were in the statewide database on Saturday. They were assigned to last week. Last week’s total was 121. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

This week’s total is 18.

The deceased were:

  • A 68-year-old man who died January 23 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. He had underlying health conditions.
  • A 72-year-old man who died January 23 at the Veterans’ Administration Medical Center in Portland. He had underlying medical 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

1,176

23

Female

1,392

25

Unknown

Total

2,568

48

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

160

15-19

137

20-29

518

30-39

407

40-49

385

1

50-59

343

2

60-69

326

9

70-79

194

11

80 and over

98

25

Not available

Total

2,568

48

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