Oregon COVID-19 death toll at 475
State health officials reported five more deaths and 268 new COVID-19 cases in Oregon Friday, including 12 new cases in Jackson County.
The five deaths pushed the state’s death toll to 475. The latest deaths included a 43-year-old Clackamas County man, a 56-year-old woman in Washington County, a 52-year-old man in Multnomah County, a 73-year-old Multnomah County man and an 87-year-old Multnomah County woman.
The 268 new coronavirus cases bring the state’s case count to 27,601. Broken down by county, the new cases include 44 in Marion, 43 in Multnomah, 32 in Umatilla, 31 in Malheur, 23 in Washington, 22 in Lane, 18 in Clackamas, six each in Josephine and Morrow, five in Linn, three in Polk, two in the counties of Crook, Deschutes, Hood River and Yamhill, and one each in Coos, Curry, Clatsop counties.
Jackson County removed one case from its total after reassigning it to another area. The net of 11 new cases brings Jackson County’s COVID-19 case count to 864.
Of those cases, 154 are believed to be active or infectious.