People over the age of 20 continue to see the highest levels of registered infection
PORTLAND, Oregon. (KOIN) – The Oregon Health Service’s weekly report reveals zip codes where the coronavirus spreads fastest in early October, which age groups are most affected, and other demographic information.
The map below shows which cities and neighborhoods had the most cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Boardman had the highest case density, followed by Warm Springs, followed by Ontario. Ontario is home to the Snake River Correctional Institute, which has the largest active outbreak in the state with a total of 498 cases, according to the OHA.
To protect patient privacy, zip codes with less than 10 cases are reported as 1-9. OHA combines zip codes with less than 1,000 people into one number (536 for the week ending October 11). According to health authorities, there are also 267 cases of unknown postal codes.
Multnoma County, Marion County and Washington County have the most cases as of October 16.
People aged 20-29 continue to be the group with the highest incidence of reported infection, according to the OHA, although they are rarely hospitalized and account for only 0.3% of reported deaths in the state. About 75% of the deaths were in people aged 70 and over, the OHA reported.
Health authorities reported 388 new confirmed / suspected cases of coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections to 39,316 and the total number of deaths to 620, with a total mortality rate of just under 1.6%.
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