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Oregon reports new record single-day increase of 375 COVID-19 cases

The Oregon Health Authority reported the highest single-day increase in cases, overtaking the last high set the day before.

Posted: Jul 2, 2020 1:44 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority reported the highest single-day increase in coronavirus cases on Thursday, overtaking the last high reported just one day earlier.

"Oregon has experienced five weeks of case growth and cases are rising faster in our rural communities and in central and eastern Oregon," the agency said. "The largest county case count today was in Umatilla County with 88 new cases attributed to outbreaks and community spread."

Health officials said that there were 375 new confirmed and presumptive cases as of midnight on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 9,294. OHA also reported one more fatality attributed to the virus, bringing the state's death toll to 209 — a woman in Klamath County that local health official reported on Wednesday.

The new cases reported were in the following counties: Clackamas (22), Columbia (1), Crook (1), Deschutes (9), Douglas (2), Jackson (15), Jefferson (8), Josephine (8), Lane (15), Lincoln (3), Linn (3), Malheur (16), Marion (32), Morrow (8), Multnomah (64), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (88), Union (5), Wasco (2), Washington (67), and Yamhill (5).

OHA said that the Klamath County death was a 73-year-old woman who tested positive on June 20. The place where she died is still being confirmed, but Klamath County did say previously that she had been hospitalized. OHA confirmed that she had underlying medical conditions.

"Earlier this week, Governor Kate Brown ordered face coverings to be worn in all indoor public places throughout the state," OHA continued. "Masks and face coverings, along with maintaining 6-feet of distancing between people has been shown to contain the spread of COVID-19."

OHA to report outbreaks in child care facilities

The Oregon Health Authority has previously shared outbreaks at long-term care facilities and large workplaces, but the agency says that it will now start reporting outbreaks for child care facilities that enroll 30 or more children and have five or more cases.

The weekly report will also include the total number of facilities statewide — no matter how many children they enroll — that have five or more cases.

"Today’s Weekly Report covers data from June 22-28," OHA said. "In the report, most indicators point to a resurgence in COVID-19 transmission. OHA recorded 1,402 new cases of COVID-19 infection, an 11 percent increase from the previous week (1,263 new cases). In addition, 12 Oregonians were reported to have died, the same number as the preceding week."

About 75 percent of recent cases have been among people under the age of 50. OHA said that the statewide hospital capacity remains sufficient for the time being, since hospitalization is less common among young people.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 391099

Reported Deaths: 5161
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah60298839
Washington41981395
Marion39886506
Clackamas32773378
Lane30113355
Jackson24880360
Deschutes23557185
Umatilla15126180
Linn14637179
Douglas13375291
Josephine10148244
Yamhill9762143
Klamath9053146
Polk8212100
Benton609738
Malheur592487
Coos5664106
Columbia430455
Jefferson420266
Lincoln362152
Union338755
Crook334056
Wasco316146
Clatsop261835
Baker219833
Tillamook216645
Hood River213737
Morrow197525
Curry191939
Harney119933
Grant108515
Lake105416
Wallowa75713
Sherman1913
Gilliam1854
Wheeler1141
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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 5083462

Reported Deaths: 74473
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles152713227166
San Diego4069274335
Riverside3876785358
San Bernardino3745435962
Orange3343985725
Sacramento1683542443
Kern1576621804
Fresno1567952254
Santa Clara1520891925
Alameda1251761504
San Joaquin1075591834
Ventura1040031190
Contra Costa1037721046
Stanislaus915481417
Tulare860871096
San Francisco56909669
San Mateo56320629
Monterey52488626
Solano47671357
Santa Barbara47293549
Merced45053667
Sonoma43168412
Placer42141470
Imperial38477773
Kings35206363
San Luis Obispo31476359
Madera26194311
Shasta26081451
Butte25455314
Santa Cruz22248224
Yolo21558257
Marin18465249
El Dorado18301166
Sutter14571186
Napa13420104
Yuba1076089
Tehama10275130
Humboldt10158119
Nevada10019105
Mendocino857197
Lassen796756
San Benito781578
Tuolumne773090
Lake7043110
Amador577366
Siskiyou474755
Glenn457436
Calaveras441588
Del Norte375542
Colusa325220
Inyo256646
Plumas19367
Mono18784
Mariposa160018
Trinity99717
Modoc7655
Unassigned3220
Sierra2180
Alpine1080
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