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Linn County COVID-19 cases up to 109, including presumptives

Linn County had 109 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning, an increase from 103 one week earlier and 97 the week prior, according to information provided by the Oregon Health Authority.

Linn County had no reported deaths related to COVID-19 last week.

The total number of cases includes “presumptive cases,” which are those where a person is showing COVID-19 symptoms and has had close contact with a confirmed case. Those who later test positive based on a test for the virus are categorized as confirmed cases.

The total number of positive COVID-19 tests and presumptive cases statewide...