Another record-breaking high as Oregon passes 65K COVID cases – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2020-11-22 16:30:09 –

The death toll has reached 820 and one new has died

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) —The Oregon Department of Health reported a record number of 1,517 COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

Newly identified / estimated cases of coronavirus pushed Oregon to a total of 65,170.

Consistent with state health officials’ warnings about the third substantially larger wave of infection, 8,372 cases have been recorded since Monday. By comparison, Oregon did not reach its large total number of cases (8,485) until June 29 — A span of 4 months.

OHA also added another death, a 65-year-old man from Multnomah County, whose previous condition had not been confirmed, bringing the state to 820 deaths.

“Oregon is on a steep slope with a surge in cases of coronavirus,” OHA director Patrick Allen said in a release. “But we are not helpless in the face of this virus, because it is up to us to delay its spread. Your choices make a difference.”

“This Thanksgiving cancels plans that need to be celebrated indoors with a large group of family and friends,” Allen added. “The safest, wisest, and most compassionate way to protect the people you love is to keep your Thanksgiving supper small and limit it to one other household near your home. Make it a time to remember, not a time to regret. “

New confirmed / estimated COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday were Benton (7), Clackamas (207), Clatsop (7), Colombia (8), Couse (9), Crook (6), Deshuts (38). , Douglas (12), Grant (15), Hood River (6), Jackson (55), Jefferson (8), Josephine (14), Clackamas (53), Lake (6), Lane (64), Lincoln (1) ), Linn (27), Malheur (16), Marion (183), Morrow (7), Multnomah (516), Polk (26), Umatilla (47), Union (5), Wasco (11), Washington (128) ), And Yamhill (35).

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