Coronavirus in Oregon: 23 deaths, 1,580 new cases; slow easing expected
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The daily number on Oct. 8, 2021
Oregon reported 23 new COVID-19 deaths Friday and 1,580 new cases. The Oregon Health Authority released a new forecast predicting a continued decline in daily cases and hospitalizations through mid-October.

Based on transmission rates, the agency predicts an average of between 1,050 and 1,275 new cases daily between Oct. 13 and Oct. 26.

Deaths by month:

Where the new cases are by county: Baker (6), Benton (26), Clackamas (95), Clatsop (9), Columbia (28), Coos (25), Crook (51), Curry (6), Deschutes (142), Douglas (41), Harney (9), Hood River (11), Jackson (68), Jefferson (21), Josephine (23), Klamath (76), Lake (12), Lane (133), Lincoln (10), Linn (141), Malheur (25), Marion (136), Morrow (8), Multnomah (172), Polk (18), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (59), Union (28), Wallowa (11), Wasco (11), Washington (125), Wheeler (12) and Yamhill (40).

Who died: Oregon's 3,960th COVID-19 related death is a 76-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive Aug. 31 and died Sept. 23 at Providence Medford Medical Center.

Oregon's 3,961st fatality is a 32-year-old Douglas County man who tested positive Aug. 27 and died Oct. 6 at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital. He had no underlying conditions.

Oregon's 3,962nd death is a 43-year-old Douglas County woman who tested positive Sept. 10 and died Oct. 7 at her residence.

Oregon's 3,963rd death is a 72-year-old Coos County man who tested positive Sept. 25 and died Oct. 6 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.

Oregon's 3,964th death is an 82-year-old Coos County man who tested positive Sept. 22 and died Oct. 5 at his residence.

Oregon's 3,965th death is a 91-year-old Coos County man…
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