Oregon COVID-19 Update: 72 new cases; 0 new deaths

The Oregon Health Authority on Wednesday reported 72 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 5,060.

The state’s death toll remains unchanged from Tuesday at 169.

Deschutes County’s case count remained at 134; 118 of those patients have recovered. Crook County’s case count remained at six while in Jefferson County it jumped six to 64.

More than 151,000 Oregonians have tested negative for the disease.

Outbreaks reported in today’s COVID-19 Weekly Report

Oregon Health Authority is committed to informing Oregonians about active and resolved outbreaks of more than five cases at worksites of more than 30 employees. Starting today, OHA will report new outbreaks of more than 20 cases at a worksite in its daily news release Monday through Friday. All outbreaks of five or more cases will be reported and updated once a week in the COVID-19 Weekly Report.

OHA began reporting active workplace outbreaks in its June 3 Weekly Report. New in today’s COVID-19 Weekly Report is a data table of all resolved worksite outbreaks.

Also new in today’s Weekly Report is COVID-19 deaths associated with long-term care facility employees in aggregate.

The Weekly Report is a compilation of epidemiological data about the presence of COVID-19 in Oregon.

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