OHA’s latest COVID-19 forecast is optimistic – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-10-22 17:57:58 –

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) — The Oregon Department of Health’s latest COVID-19 forecast looks promising.

According to OHA, daily cases and hospitalizations in Oregon are expected to continue to decline over the two weeks from October 27th to November 9th.

NS report It is based on the estimated “effective fertility” or the expected number of secondary cases caused by a single case.

With an expected recall of .90, OHA estimates 225 cases for every 100,000 people. This corresponds to about 770 cases and 45 hospitalizations per day. However, based on the potential impact of the expected spread of the coronavirus from September 30th to October 2nd, the reproductive rate is 0.82, which is approximately 555 new daily cases and 31 hospitalizations. OHA said it would lead.

The latest report also referred to a “significant control” between unvaccinated and vaccinated people regarding mask wearing and social distance. According to OHA, unvaccinated people wear masks about half as often as vaccinated people, and unvaccinated people are more likely to attend large outdoor events.

Authorities continue to recommend wearing masks indoors in public and outdoors in the crowd.

To date, more than 2.79 million Oregons have been vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine series at least once, and 2.58 million have been fully vaccinated.

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