Twentieth COVID-19 related death reported


The Oregon Health Authority announced the twentieth COVID-19 related death of a Baker County resident. Commissioner Mark Bennett says, “My heart goes out to her friends and family. I look forward to a time when COVID doesn’t hurt our community any longer.”

The Oregon Health Authority reported, “Oregon’s 3,550th COVID-19 related death is a 72-yearold woman from Baker County who tested positive on Sept. 8 and died on Sept. 7 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.”

To protect the privacy and well-being of the family, and to maintain compliance with health information privacy regulations, no further information about the individual will be released by the County. We encourage everyone to be respectful as a family in our community grieves.