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Lane County Announces Weekend COVID-19 Case Counts And Deaths

Lane County Public Health-Summit South

Lane County Public Health was notified over the weekend of 103 additional cases and four (4) new deaths from COVID-19. 

Health officials report 16 people are currently hospitalized –with six of them in Intensive Care Units.

An 80-year old woman and an 84-year old man died on Saturday. A 50-year old man passed away on Sunday. After reviewing vital records, it was discovered the death of an 80-year old man on October 19th was caused by COVID-19. All are from the Eugene/Springfield area.

Thirty-two (32) Lane County residents have died from the virus since the start of the pandemic.

Tiffany joined the KLCC News team in 2007. She studied journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has worked in a variety of media including television and daily print news. For KLCC, Tiffany reports on health care, social justice and local/regional news. She has won awards from Oregon Associated Press, PRNDI, and Education Writers Association.
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