Oregon reaches new 2nd highest daily count of new coronavirus cases, 277, surpasses 8,000 total – OregonLive

Recoveries: At least 2,649 COVID-19 clients have recuperated from the disease, according to the newest numbers, published Friday.

Where the numbers grew: New cases announced Saturday were from the following counties: Benton (2 ), Clackamas (16 ), Columbia (1 ), Coos (1 ), Crook (1 ), Deschutes (3 ), Jefferson (3 ), Josephine (2 ), Lake (1 ), Lane (14 ), Lincoln (2 ), Linn (4 ), Malheur (12 ), Marion (32 ), Morrow (5 ), Multnomah (59 ), Polk (2 ), Umatilla (56 ), Union (11 ), Wasco (2 ), Washington (44 ), and Yamhill (4 ).

” I would wish to prevent a wholesale shutdown of the economy,” Brown stated. “Thats not my preferred approach but Oregonians must take this seriously.”

The Oregon Health Authority also released a correction after incorrectly reporting the death of a female yesterday. The total variety of coronavirus deaths in Oregon stays at 202.

Oregons Latino population has been disproportionately struck hard by the coronavirus. Though Latinos comprise 13% of the states population, they represent about 35% of all favorable cases.

Umatilla County set a new record with 56 new infections. The previous record was 53 brand-new cases revealed Friday. The Oregon Health Authority has yet to address a demand for info about the boost in Umatilla County.

The current reported death was an 84-year-old guy in Multnomah County who passed away Monday. The Oregon Health Authority reported he had underlying medical conditions.

Gov. Kate Brown informed members of the media Saturday she finds the boost alarming but kept in mind other states have more cases. Brown did state “all choices are on the table,” in how the state will react to the boost in cases.

Since Saturday, officials have actually determined 8,094 validated or presumptive cases of the disease.

The variety of coronavirus cases in Oregon reached a new second-highest day-to-day number Saturday with 277 cases, just one day after it was set at 250. Another death from coronavirus has actually been reported, too.

The breakdown of deaths by age: ages 30-39 (1 ), ages 40-49 (3 ), ages 50-59 (9 ), ages 60-69 (40 ), ages 70-79 (55 ), ages 80-plus (95 ).

County case totals: Multnomah County went beyond 2,000 infections. Another 10 counties– Clackamas, Deschutes, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Polk, Umatilla, Union and Yamhill– have reported at least 100 coronavirus cases.

Multnomah County saw the highest boost of any county with 59 cases. Umatilla County had the second-highest increase with 56. Washington County had the third-highest with 44.

Authorities did not list a factor for the large boost in cases for either Friday or Saturday, but cases have actually been increasing for a month. Public health professionals have said the boost is an outcome of Oregons resuming, which began in the majority of counties on May 15, and Oregonians who have not been following public health steps. The previous day-to-day record of 278 cases was connected to a church in Union County.

Officials state other than the substantial percentage of unknown sources, they understand the illness is spreading out through break outs at food processing plants, group living scenarios such as nursing homes and jails, and during social events when family and friends get too close, dont meet or wear masks up inside your home.

On Friday, the Oregon Health Authority said residents must prepare to see “exponential growth” in coronavirus infections in the next three weeks– with approximately 900 to 5,000 new day-to-day infections possible under moderate to pessimistic models.

The Oregon Health Authority reported the brand-new cases Saturday, one case shy of the daily record, while eclipsing 8,000 total cases across the state.

Public health authorities have set an objective of keeping those figures below 30%, which they say is required to keep the illnesss spread under control.

Washington County set a brand-new record with 44 new infections. The previous record was 39 cases, revealed Friday.

Evaluating: The variety of tests carried out wasnt instantly available Saturday. Public health authorities have actually stated, however, that the illness is spreading more. The greater numbers arent simply due to the fact that of increased testing.

Their ages varied from 36 to 100. Among them, 114 guys and 88 ladies have passed away. All however six had hidden medical conditions.

Nationwide: More than 2.5 million people have been detected with the illness, and 127,000 are known to have actually died.

Heres the overall count– confirmed and presumptive cases– by county: Baker (1 ), Benton (82 ), Clackamas (681 ), Clatsop (48 ), Columbia (28 ), Coos (40 ), Crook (10 ), Curry (7 ), Deschutes (162 ), Douglas (38 ), Grant (1 ), Harney (1 ), Hood River, (88 ), Jackson (97 ), Jefferson (94 ), Josephine (30 ), Klamath (111 ), Lake (13 ), Lane (136 ), Lincoln (307 ), Linn (140 ), Malheur (85 ), Marion (1,432), Morrow (53 ), Multnomah (2,087), Polk (136 ), Sherman (1 ), Tillamook (7 ), Umatilla (419 ), Union (320 ), Wallowa (8 ), Wasco (60 ), Washington (1,258) and Yamhill (113 ).

Death toll: The 202 individuals whove died were from 16 counties– 69 individuals from Multnomah, 41 from Marion, 24 from Clackamas, 20 from Washington, 12 from Polk, 9 from Linn, 8 from Yamhill, 5 from Benton, 4 from Umatilla, three from Lane, two from Lincoln, and one each from Josephine, Malheur, Morrow, Union and Wasco.

Oregons numbers reflect an across the country pattern. The varieties of brand-new U.S. cases have actually set records for each of the past 3 days– surpassing the previous high set in April. According to The New York Times, 30 states are seeing upward patterns in brand-new cases.

In the Portland city area, they have not pinpointed the sources of 34% of cases in Washington County, 42% in Clackamas County and 45% in Multnomah County, according to the newest information available from June 15-21.

How the illness is spreading out: Part of the issue is that contact tracers have actually been unable to determine the sources of a disturbing portion of new cases: one-third statewide.

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This article has actually been updated with comments from Gov. Kate Brown.

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Aimee Green, Shane Dixon Kavanaugh and Hillary Borrud of The Oregonian/OregonLive added to this report.

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Multnomah County saw the highest increase of any county with 59 cases. Authorities did not list a reason for the large increase in cases for either Friday or Saturday, however cases have been increasing for a month. County case amounts to: Multnomah County went beyond 2,000 infections. Two counties– Marion and Washington– have more than 1,000 known coronavirus cases each. Another 10 counties– Clackamas, Deschutes, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Polk, Umatilla, Union and Yamhill– have reported at least 100 coronavirus cases.

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