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Lane County COVID-19 Case Update

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Lane County Public Health Department reported 251 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 over the Dec. 5-Dec. 6  weekend. This makes 4,976 cases for Lane County since the start of the pandemic.

As of Sunday afternoon there were 54 people hospitalized in Lane County with 12 of them being in Intensive Care Units. 495 people are considered infectious and there have been 54 COVID-19 deaths in Lane County.

Lane County makes a great deal of their public health information available to the public. Data regarding Lane County testing, patient status, case ZIP codes and more is available at www.LaneCountyOR.gov/localdata

The State of Oregon has created a COVID-19 web page with resources at http://coronavirus.oregon.gov.

Follow KLCC's reporting on coronavirus here.

Do you have questions about COVID-19?

KLCC will have another live in-studio show with Lane County Public Health's Dr. Luedtke on Friday, Dec. 11 at 3:30. You can submit your own questions for Dr. Luedtke by calling 503-877-3198. You’ll be asked to leave a voicemail message and we may play it on the air. You can also submit questions in writing via email at news@klcc.org. Please put "Friday Show" in the subject line.

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Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. She began her public radio career as a graduate student, serving as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio in the late 1990s. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Public Speaking.
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