County COVID-19 numbers edge up
July 8, 2020
As Oregon exceeded the 10,000 mark in total COVID-19 cases last week, Linn County has seen a slight increase in its count of new presumptive cases, with 17 reported over the past week, according to Oregon Health Authority figures.
The state’s total number of coronavirus cases, as of Monday, July 6, was 10,395, with 215 deaths.
Linn County’s was 157 cases since the outbreak began here in mid-March. It has not had a death since mid-May, when the ninth fatality was reported.
Oregon’s move over the 10,000 mark came after four days in a row of case counts exceeding 300 new cases per day...