The Clatsop County Public Health Department on Wednesday, Nov. 18, reported six new local COVID-19 cases.
The cases are:
Male, age 20-29, north-county resident
Male, age 80-81, north-county resident
Female, age 20-29, north-county resident
Male, age 50-59, north-county resident
Female, age 60-69, north-county resident
Female, age 30-39, north-county resident
One of the individuals was hospitalized; the other five are recovering at home.
The county has recorded a total of 314 COVID-19 cases since March. Four individuals have been hospitalized; on Monday, the Public Health Department was informed of the county’s first COVID-related death.
An earlier case originally included in Clatsop County’s total has been determined to be a resident of another county.
The county is offering drive-through COVID-19 testing to members of the public two days a week, including rapid tests with same-day results.