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The Klamath Tribes saw their first case of COVID-19 in July, nearly four months after the virus officially arrived in Klamath County.

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The Herald and News is switching to a new expanded format for its COVID-19 updates in response to rising case rates in Klamath County.

The Herald and News is switching to a new expanded format for its COVID-19 updates in response to rising case rates in Klamath County.

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County commissioners and medical professionals met Tuesday at the Sky Lakes Community Health Education Center to discuss rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Klamath County, while cars lined up at the virus testing site just outside the building.

The Herald and News is switching to a new expanded format for its COVID-19 updates in response to rising case rates in Klamath County.

Oregon Health Authority reported a record number of new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Oregon on Saturday, Nov. 28, according to a news release. Saturday’s 1,669 cases bring the state total to 72,506.

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In March, as COVID-19 overwhelmed hospitals in cities across the country, Sky Lakes Medical Center staff knew it would only be a matter of time before the pandemic would strain their resources, too. They anticipated an influx of COVID-positive patients needing respiratory support and develop…

The Herald and News is switching to a new expanded format for its COVID-19 updates in response to rising case rates in Klamath County.

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The Herald and News has switched to a new expanded format for its COVID-19 updates in response to rising case rates in Klamath County.

Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials reported 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on Tuesday, Nov. 24, according to a news release. The local case count is 745. This week’s count is 60.

For the third straight day, the Oregon Health Authority reported a record-breaking high - 1,517 - of new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Oregon on Sunday, Nov. 22, according to a news release, bringing the state total to 65,170.

For the second day in a row, the Oregon Health Authority reported a record number of new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Oregon. Saturday's 1,509 cases, bringing the state total to 63,668, reflect an accelerating spread of the virus across the state.

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More than 250 days after Klamath County’s first COVID-19 infection and several weeks into a third nationwide acceleration in cases, here’s how to understand the virus’s spread in the local community.

A 70-year-old Klamath County man who was being treated for underlying health conditions died at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. His death is being attributed to COVID-19.

Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on Monday, Nov. 16, according to a news release. The local case count is 534. Two of the cases were assigned to last week, as they were in the statewide database on Saturday. Last week’s total wa…

SALEM — As COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the country, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued travel advisories Friday urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel outside these states to self…