Coronavirus in Oregon: Hospitalizations climb 40% in last week, cases climb 53%
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Cases are shooting up.
State health data shows 3,098 new cases of the coronavirus in Oregon since Monday, July 19, and 12 COVID-19 deaths.

The number of Oregonians hospitalized with COVID-19 now stands at 207, up from 148 one week ago. New cases went up 53%, the second week in a row at that rate or higher.

Even as models project hospitalizations in excess of 300 by the end of September, state officials have no plans for reinstating statewide measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Despite the uptick in cases in recent weeks, the current rolling average is about half of what it was at the spring peak three months ago and about one third the level during the pandemic peak in December.


Vaccines: 19,071 people have been newly vaccinated with a first dose in the past week, according to state data.

Where the new cases are by county: Baker (6), Benton (51), Clackamas (240), Clatsop (21), Columbia (46), Coos (32), Crook (19), Curry (7), Deschutes (138), Douglas (144), Gilliam (2), Grant (1), Harney (6), Hood River (11), Jackson (258), Jefferson (36), Josephine (156), Klamath (37), Lake (2), Lane (262), Lincoln (21), Linn (173), Malheur (15), Marion (233), Morrow (18), Multnomah (349), Polk (80), Sherman (2), Tillamook (12), Umatilla (274), Union (53), Wallowa…
Fedor Zarkhin | The Oregonian/OregonLive
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