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4-08 covid-19

Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials reported the third COVID-19-related death in the county on Wednesday, Sept. 30, along with a new case of COVID-19 in the community.

The local case count is 291. This week’s count is 11.

The deceased was a 44-year-old man who had underlying health conditions. He died at Sky Lakes Medical Center. Day and time of death are pending release and were not immediately available.

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To protect yourself keep your distance by maintaining six feet of social or physical distancing between yourself and others. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, utilizing hand sanitizer when washing facilities are not available. Sanitize surfaces that are often touched. Avoid gatherings of any size where social or physical distancing is not possible.

To protect others around you cover coughs and sneezes, stay home when sick, and wear a clean mask over your nose and mouth in public spaces, including outdoors when six feet of social distance cannot be maintained.