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Posted on: June 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Klamath County finished last week with 15 cases, reports 6 cases this week

Editor’s note: This will be the last weekly news release from Klamath County Public Health concerning COVID-19. On July 1, Public Health will also cease making week day updates on Facebook. Case numbers and other data will continue to be available through the Oregon Health Authority. Public Health’s webpage will provide links to those sources, and will also link to Public Health’s Klamath County data page, which will be updated weekly with epidemiology reports.

Klamath County finished last week with 15 cases,
 reports 6 cases this week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report six new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases is now 4,795.

There are six cases to date this week. Weeks begin on Sunday and end Saturday.

Last week, Klamath County had a total of 15 new COVID-19 cases.

Deaths now number 78.

This KCPH’s last weekly case count news release, as Gov. Brown indicated Friday COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted on June 30 or when the state reaches 70% vaccination – whichever comes first. Today’s statewide vaccination rate was reported by Oregon Health Authority as 69.4%.

Weekday Facebook updates by KCPH will cease Thursday, July 1.

All case data and statistics are available through the Health Authority through its Tableau dashboards at https://public.tableau.com/app/profile/oregon.health.authority.covid.19/viz/OregonsCOVID-19DataDashboards-TableofContents/TableofContentsStatewide or the website at https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19.

KCPH will continue to post weekly epidemiology reports at http://www.klamathcounty.org/1076/Klamath-County-data. The reports are generated on Wednesdays and posted when available.

To protect yourself:

  • Get vaccinated.
  • 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:

  • Get vaccinated.
  • 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.

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