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Lane County Officials Announce COVID-19 Cluster, Death, And 20 New Cases

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Lane County Public Health has announced 20 more positive cases of COVID-19, one new death, and a new workplace cluster.


The death was a 93-year-old woman in the Eugene-Springfield area, who died Thursday night. She’d not been hospitalized prior.


The workplace cluster is Creative Solutions Painting Company in Eugene.  Six workers have tested positive for COVID-19.  The county is working with the business to mitigate any further spread.  


A total of 937 positive cases have been recorded in Lane County, which includes confirmed and presumptive cases.  And the total deaths attributed to COVID-19 is now 15.

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Brian Bull is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, and remains a contributor to the KLCC news department. He began working with KLCC in June 2016.   In his 27+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (22 regional),  the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from  the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.
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