Oregon hits record-high 437 coronavirus cases – OregonLive

The Oregon Health Authority reported a record-high 437 brand-new coronavirus cases and two deaths on Thursday. Its the 3rd consecutive week that state officials reported a record-breaking everyday overall.

Occurrence of infection: State authorities reported 7,133 Oregonians were checked for COVID-19 considering that the other day with 401 coming back positive, totaling up to a positivity rate of 5.3%.

Most cases continue to be reported among Oregons younger population with cases tracing back to work out classes, a fraternity party and a bachelor party, state officials said.

” While it is difficult not to commemorate these occasions as we have in the past,” state authorities stated in a press release Thursday, “COVID-19 is spreading in our people and communities should think difficult about modifying daily regimens that may put individuals at risk.”

” Regardless of where you live, the disease is spreading.” Dr. Dean Sidelinger, the states epidemiologist, said in an interview on Thursday. “We require Oregonians to use good sense.”

Whos in the healthcare facility: State authorities reported that 154 Oregonians are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, which is 4 more than yesterday and the greatest overall considering that April. State officials, nevertheless, state that hospitalization rates are plateauing after 5 consecutive weeks of boost.

Who got infected: State officials reported 428 brand-new cases amongst the following ages: 0-9 (17 ); 10-19 (48 ); 20-29 (108 ); 30-39 (66 ); 40-49 (63 ); 50-59 (39 ); 60-69 (45 ); 70-79 (16 ); 80 and older (23 ); unknown (3 ).

Considering that it started: State officials reported Thursday that 12,807 individuals have tested favorable for the coronavirus considering that the pandemic started. In total, 318,244 Oregonians have been tested.

A 58-year-old woman in Malheur County is Oregons 249th victim of the coronavirus. She died July 13 a week after checking favorable. State authorities have yet to identify the location of her death and if she had underlying health conditions.

Dr. Dean Sidelinger, the states epidemiologist, said in a press conference on Thursday. State officials have yet to figure out the location of her death and if she had underlying health conditions.

Where the cases are by county: Benton (4 ), Clackamas (28 ), Clatsop (2 ), Coos (2 ), Deschutes (28 ), Douglas (4 ), Hood River (5 ), Jackson (8 ), Jefferson (6 ), Josephine (1 ), Klamath (3 ), Lane (12 ), Lincoln (3 ), Linn (4 ), Malheur (17 ), Marion (53 ), Morrow (8 ), Multnomah (108 ), Polk (7 ), Tillamook (2 ), Umatilla (50 ), Union (1 ), Wasco (2 ), Washington (76 ), and Yamhill (3 ).

The brand-new high marks the second time state officials have reported an everyday case count over 400. The previous everyday record was set on Saturday with 409 new cases.

State officials continue to associate the rapid spread of COVID-19 to celebrations. New cases have actually been traced back to graduations, birthday parties and weddings.

New casualties: Oregons 248th victim of the coronavirus is a 97-year-old guy in Malheur County who had undefined hidden health conditions, state health officials reported Thursday. He died in his home July 29 after evaluating positive 2 weeks before.

Whos in the health center: State authorities reported that 154 Oregonians are presently hospitalized with COVID-19, which is 4 more than the other day and the greatest overall considering that April. State authorities, nevertheless, say that hospitalization rates are plateauing after five successive weeks of increase. Hundreds of ventilators and beds stay offered.