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Jackson County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases Saturday

Oregon reported 252 new COVID-19 cases Saturday and seven more deaths. Jackson County reported 18 new cases Saturday .

Oregon’s death toll rose to 454, and the COVID-19 case count grew to 26,293 cases.

The latest COVID-19 deaths involved three Multnomah County residents in their 50s and 60s, two Washington County residents aged 37 and 69, a 78-year-old Clackamas County man and an 86-year-old Lane County man. All seven individuals had underlying conditions.

The new cases included 46 in Multnomah County, 40 in Marion County, 33 in Washington County, 26 in Malheur County, 20 each in Clackamas and Umatilla counties, 12 in Yamhill County and 11 in Lane County, five in Union County, four in Jefferson and Linn counties, three in Polk County, two in Baker, Coos, Deschutes and Morrow counties, and one new case in Klamath, Hood River and Lincoln counties.

The 18 new cases bring Jackson County's latest case count to 793 confirmed and presumptive cases, of which 200 are considered “active infectious."

The active cases include 14 children younger than 9, 22 between the ages of 10 and 19, 47 people in their 20s, 41 in their 30s, 29 people in their 40s, 21 people in their 50s, 13 people in their 60s, nine people in their 70s and four people older than 80, according to Jackson County Health. One person’s age was not available.

Jackson County reported 119 new cases between Aug. 22 and 29, down from 132 the previous week.