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Posted on: March 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 4 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death in Klamath County

Klamath County reports 4 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report four new cases of COVID-19 and another death. The local case count is 2,894. Deaths now number 55.

The case count for this week is 24. Weekly counts run from Sunday through Saturday.

The deceased was a 79-year-old woman who died March 14 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. She 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

1,328

27

Female

1,566

28

Unknown

Total

2,894

55

  

Age group

Cases

Deaths

0-14

195

15-19

167

20-29

555

30-39

444

40-49

444

1

50-59

389

3

60-69

371

8

70-79

225

14

80 and over

104

29

Not available

Total

2,894

55

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