The nationwide coronavirus wave continues to hit Oregon.
The state reported seven more deaths and 1,509 new confirmed or suspected coronavirus cases on Saturday. The number of registered cases sets a record for the second day in a row.
The Oregon Health Service warned on Friday that the rapid increase in cases posed a “clear and current threat” to hospitals̵
The total number of official COVID-19 casualties in Oregon is now 819. The coronavirus is spreading out of control in much of the state.
Public health officials say the state’s best chance to reduce the number of cases and ease the pressure on hospitals is for people to stay home as long as possible, to accept wearing masks and social distancing when in public. place, and follow the government’s newly imposed restrictions on Kate Brown’s collection.
“The main message we’re trying to get is that because the virus is spreading fast, tighten your balloon,” Dr. Oregon’s senior health adviser, Dr. Buchosi Dube, told The Oregonian / OregonLive on Thursday.
When the new cases are in the county: Baker (9), Benton (22), Clackamas (122), Clatsop (5), Columbia (10), Coos (6), Crook (3), Curry (4), Deschutes (35), Douglas (37), Grant (11), Harney (3), Hood River (6), Jackson (63), Jefferson (8), Josephine (16), Klamath (20), Lake (7), Lane (87), Lincoln (4) , Linn (45), Malheur (27), Marion (124), Morrow (10), Multnomah (414), Polk (42), Umatilla (40), Union (31), Wasco (14), Washington (223) , Wheeler (1) and Yamhill (60).
New deaths: The 813rd death of Oregon’s COVID-19 was a 76-year-old man from Douglas County with concomitant medical conditions. He tested positive on October 29 and died on November 19 at Mercy Medical Center.
The 814th death of COVID-19 was an 84-year-old man from Jackson County with underlying conditions. He tested positive on October 24 and died on November 13.
The 815th death of COVID-19 was a 75-year-old woman from the District of Columbia who had major illnesses. She tested positive on October 23 and died on November 19 at Legacy Emanuel Hospital.
The 816th death of COVID-19 was a 77-year-old woman from Jackson County who had major illnesses. She tested positive on November 9 and died on November 19 at her residence.
The 817th death of COVID-19 was an 83-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on November 10 and died on November 20 at his residence. Officials are working to confirm whether he had basic conditions.
The 818th death of COVID-19 was an 86-year-old man from Washington County who had underlying conditions. He tested positive on November 2 and died on November 19 at his residence.
The 819th death of COVID-19 was an 85-year-old woman from Jackson County to Jackson County who had major illnesses. She tested positive on November 12 and died on November 20 at her residence.