Douglas County reported no new COVID-19 cases Thursday with the total number of cases remaining at 159 since the pandemic began.

The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team said 143 people have been confirmed positive with 16 presumptive cases and 28 are in isolation.

Two Douglas County residents remain hospitalized — one in the county and one in another county — and one person from another state with COVID-19, is hospitalized in the county.

Just one Douglas County resident has died from the coronavirus. 

Oregon added 294 new cases of confirmed and presumptive cases to bring the total number of cases to 22,300.

The Oregon Health Authority noted eight new deaths Thursday. Three of the deaths were in Multnomah County, Clackamas County had two deaths, Deschutes County, Malheur County and Columbia County each had one.

Multnomah County had 84 new cases, Washington County had 36 and Marion County 35.

County drive-thru clinics have tested 1,341 people in 60 clinics since the first one on March 17. Another drive-thru is scheduled for today. Additional testing is being done by the hospitals, urgent care and other clinics.

Reporter Dan Bain can be reached at 541-957-4221 or e-mail at dbain@nrtoday.com.

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Dan Bain is the health reporter for The News-Review. He previously worked at KPIC and 541 Radio.

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Mike

The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 0 new coronavirus cases today from 66 test results received. Douglas County had 10 coronavirus cases in the last week and its 7-day positive test rate decreased to 1.7%.

The six counties surrounding Douglas County reported 22 new coronavirus cases and another death in Lane County today. There have been a total of 194 cases and 2 deaths in the six counties surrounding Douglas County over the past week.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 189 new coronavirus cases today and 0 deaths from 1,203 test results received, the lowest number of test results since May 10. Oregon’s 7-day positive test rate increased to 4.9%.

cleartrail

I actually look for your posts; the weekly % increase; directly self serving for metrics to be met for schools to have an est. of where DC is at. Thanks.

Mike

Wouldn't it be nice if the Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported some of this information on their web site and on the emails they send out every day like most other counties and states? Surely they track this information, but would rather treat us residents like mushrooms.

Mike

The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 2 new coronavirus cases today from 39 test results received. Douglas County had 11 coronavirus cases in the last week and its 7-day positive test rate increased to 1.8% today.

The six counties surrounding Douglas County reported 26 new coronavirus cases and another death in Lane County today. There have been a total of 1,645 cases and 12 deaths in the six counties surrounding Douglas County.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 244 new coronavirus cases today and 2 deaths. Oregon’s 7-day positive test rate remained at 4.8%.

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ERD/Pages/Oregon-reports-252-new-confirmed-and-presumptive-COVID-19-cases-2-new-deaths.aspx

Mike

The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 0 new coronavirus cases today.

The six counties surrounding Douglas County reported 18 new coronavirus cases today. There have been a total of 1,621 cases and 11 deaths in the six counties surrounding Douglas County.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 405 new coronavirus cases today and 1 death. The OHA reported receiving a record breaking 12,994 test results today which dropped Oregon’s 7-day positive test rate to 4.8%.

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ERD/Pages/Oregon-reports-412-new-confirmed-and-presumptive-COVID-19-cases-1-new-death.aspx

Mike

Here’s why people care less as more people die and how that impacts the COVID-19 pandemic

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/here-s-why-people-care-less-as-more-people-die-and-how-that-impacts-the-covid-19-pandemic/ar-BB17Qr5u

Mike

The Douglas County COVID-19 Response Team reported 1 new coronavirus cases today. The total is now 160 cases and 1 death. Douglas County has had 11 cases over the past week. This drops Douglas County 7-day positive test rate to 1.7%.

Mike

The six counties surrounding Douglas County reported 34 new coronavirus cases and 1 death in Lane County today. There have been a total of 1,603 cases in the six counties surrounding Douglas County.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 313 new coronavirus cases today and 2 deaths. Oregon’s 7-day positive test rate is 5.6%.

The OHA reported 17.2% of Oregon’s 5,736 overall ICU and non-ICU hospital beds are available statewide.

Umpquabob

Mike, what will you post about after the China Virus is eradicated?

Mike

Do you really want to know?

Mike

Didn't think so.

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