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Posted on: February 24, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 6 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death in Klamath County

Klamath County reports 6 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report six new cases of COVID-19 and one death. The local case count is 2,774. Deaths now number 54.

This week’s total is 21. The reporting week runs from Sunday through Saturday.

The deceased was a 72-year-old man who died February 23 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. He 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

1,265

26

Female

1,509

28

Unknown

Total

2,774

54

 

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

178

15-19

162

20-29

541

30-39

429

40-49

427

1

50-59

372

3

60-69

351

8

70-79

215

13

80 and over

99

29

Not available

Total

2,774

54

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