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A record-breaking 20 coronavirus deaths for one day in Oregon; New cases are at their highest ever: 1,225

In a two-week period it caused the destruction of many Corona virus records, many of which fell on Thursday as the Oregon Health Authority reported the highest daily number of cases, the largest number of deaths reported, and the average number of daily cases approached 1,000 cases for the first time since then. now. The epidemic began.

The agency announced 1,225 new suspected or confirmed cases of the disease and 20 new deaths. The state’s death toll passed 800 on Thursday’s news, less than three weeks after it crossed the 700 mark.

Hospitalizations also continued to grow, reaching a record 414.

Patrick Allen, director of the Oregon Health Authority, said one of the main factors for the spread of the virus is people who don’t take the disease seriously.

“I heard many times from those who refused to believe that this epidemic is dangerous if we do not see hospitalizations and deaths,” Allen said in a statement. “Hospitalizations and deaths are here, and they are only likely to go up. Please take this seriously, and do what you can to slow the spread: Wash your hands, wear a mask, and limit the number of people you interact with closely.

At least 92 Oregonians died in November, more than in March, April, May or June. After just 19 days out of the month, November is likely to overtake the 138th highest death rate in August.

On Monday, 32 current and imminent members of the House and Senate in Oregon, including more than two dozen Democrats and the Leader of the Republican House, Open letter books Gov. Kate Brown for failing to meaningfully increase the state’s testing capacity.

Lawmakers wrote to Brown, a Democrat, “We cannot afford to continue with the current testing regimes in place today.” “Oregonians need certainty and need access to testing.”

Approximately 45,000 residents of Oregon Tested in the first week of November, According to preliminary case data, only slightly more than the peak of summer in July.

However, Oregon has reported more than 1,000 cases per day in five of the past eight days after never reaching 600 until October 30. The increase in the number of cases, hospitalization and test positive was severe, with each measure doubling in the past two years to three weeks.

The average daily case now stands at 999 cases over the past week, some of which will eventually end up in Oregon hospitals.

Multnomah County, the state’s most populous, continued to identify the most new cases. And it set another record Thursday, with 376 cases.

The governor, who implemented a statewide “freeze” of social gatherings and trade restrictions this week to slow the spread of the coronavirus, said she was almost speechless due to the latest numbers.

Brown tweeted, “I am at a loss.”

Where the new cases are by province: Baker (4), Benton (16), Clackamas (121), Clatsop (2), Colombia (14), Coz (8), Crook (6), Cary (6), Deshots (31), Douglas (21), Grant (3), Harney (5), Hood River (8), Jackson (89), Jefferson (10), Josephine (13), Klamath (20), Lake (5), Lynn (130), Lincoln (1) , Lynn (11), Malher (21), Marion (84), Morrow (1), Multnomah (376), Polk (20), Omatela (20), Union (8), Wasko (8), Washington (127) Yamhill (36).

New deaths: Death No. 789 is a 95-year-old man in Wasco County. He tested positive on October 25 and died on November 16 at his residence. Officials were working to confirm whether he had underlying medical conditions.

Death number 790 is a 30-year-old man in Lin County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 8 and passed away on November 13 at his residence

Death No. 791 is a 94-year-old man in Clackamas County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 3 and passed away November 11 at the Kaiser Sunnyside Medcial.

And the death 792 is an 85-year-old man from Washington County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 13 and died on November 17 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Officials were working to confirm whether he was suffering from underlying conditions.

Death No. 793 is a 40-year-old man from Malher County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on October 29 and died on November 7 at West Valley Medical Center in Idaho.

Death No. 794 is a 66-year-old woman from Multnomah County with underlying medical conditions. She tested positive. 14 and she died on November 10 at her home.

Death No. 795 is a 62-year-old woman from Multnomah County. She tested positive on October 5 and died on October 30 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center … officials have been working to confirm whether she has any underlying conditions.

Death No. 796 is a 49-year-old man from Jackson County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 9 and died on November 15 at Providence Medford Medical Center.

Death No. 797 is an 83-year-old man from Douglas County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 3 and passed away November 15 at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg.

Death No. 798 is a 92-year-old man from Multnomah County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 16 and died on November 18 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.

Death No. 799 is a 91-year-old man from Jackson County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 3 and passed away on November 13 at his residence.

And the 800th death of an 84-year-old man from Multnomah County with underlying medical conditions. He tested positive on November 5 and passed away November 11 at his residence.

Death No. 801 is a 72-year-old man from Multnomah County. He tested positive on October 29 and died the same day. Officials were working to confirm where he died and whether he had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 802 is an 89-year-old male from Jackson County. He tested positive on November 9 and passed away November 11 at his residence. Officials were working to confirm whether he had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 803 is a 94-year-old woman from Jackson County. She tested positive on November 9 and passed away on November 16 at her home. Officials were working to confirm whether she had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 804 is an 86-year-old man from Jackson County. He tested positive on November 10 and passed away November 14 at his residence. Officials were working to confirm whether he had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 805 is an 81-year-old woman from Jackson County. She tested positive on November 10 and passed away on November 16 at Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center. Officials were working to confirm whether he had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 806 is a 77-year-old woman from Jackson County. She tested positive on November 6 and passed away on November 18 at her residence. Officials were working to confirm whether she had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 807 is an 87-year-old woman in Grant County. She tested positive on October 30 and passed away on November 15. Officials were working to confirm the location of her death and whether she had underlying medical conditions.

Death No. 808 is a 74-year-old woman from Jackson County. She tested positive on November 4 and passed away on November 17 at Providence Medford Medical Center. Officials were working to confirm whether she had underlying medical conditions.

Spread of infections: State officials reported 1,172 new confirmed infections out of 8,410 people tested, equivalent to a positive rate of 13.9%.

Who was injured: New confirmed or presumed infections grew between the following age groups: 0-9 (55); 10-19 (141); 20-29 (262); 30-39 (230); 40-49 (145); 50-59 (150); 60-69 (108); 70-79 (62); 80 and over (49).

Who is in the hospital: The state reported 414 Oregonians with confirmed coronavirus are currently in hospital, up eight from Wednesday. The country also said there are 96 coronavirus patients in intensive care units.

Oregon had 593 empty beds and 104 ICU beds available.

Since I started: Oregon has reported 60,873 confirmed or presumed infections and 808 deaths, among the lowest in the country. To date, 982,334 Oregon residents have tested.

– Kali Williams; [email protected]; 503-294-4048; sfkale

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