KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Public Health (KCPH) officials report 57 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases is now 3,269.

There are 21 cases to date this week.

On Saturday, there were 36 new cases assigned to the county. In the week that concluded Saturday, Klamath County had a total of 183 new COVID-19 cases.

A change in statewide metrics allowed Klamath County to move to “high risk” instead of “extreme risk” on Friday. The change now requires 300 or more statewide hospitalizations for any county to move to “extreme”.

Statewide, and Klamath County-specific, metrics now are:

KCPH provides a weekly news release on Mondays, allowing for a recap of the previous week and information about risk levels. Daily updates will continue via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KCPublicHealth, and at https://www.publichealth.klamathcounty.org/coronavirus.

Information from Oregon Health Authority can be found at https://www.oregon.gov/oha/erd/pages/covid-19-news.aspx and https://public.tableau.com/profile/oregon.health.authority.covid.19#!/#!%2F.