OHA reports 272 new COVID cases; test positivity rate goes up for the week

The Oregon Health Authority announced 272 new and presumed cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the statewide total to 19,336.

Two new deaths bring the total to 328.

Three new cases in Deschutes County bring the total to 540. As of Monday afternoon, 352 patients have recovered.

Crook County’s number remained unchanged at 43 while Jefferson County added one new case to reach 311.

Over the weekend, St. Charles in Prineville reported four caregivers had been tested positive for COVID. But officials say they believe there is minimal risk to patients there.

St. Charles on Monday reported four COVID patients and three were in ICU on ventilators.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (2), Clackamas (21), Clatsop (2), Coos (1), Deschutes (3), Douglas (2), Jackson (9), Jefferson (1), Josephine (2), Klamath (2), Lane (5), Lincoln (4), Linn (6), Malheur (3), Marion (27), Morrow (1), Multnomah (49), Polk (7), Sherman (1), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (64), Wasco (9), Washington (19), and Yamhill (27).

The OHA on Monday also released its Weekly Testing Summary, showing 35,424 test results were reported during the week of July 26 – Aug. 1.

Of those test results 2,174 were positive, indicating a test positivity of 6.1 percent, one of the highest rates observed since the early pandemic.

The most recent weekly in-state theoretical testing capacity estimate is 48,000 tests for the week of July 22 based on supply, reagent and staff availability. This does not include capacity at out-of-state commercial laboratories.

OHA continues to receive widespread reports of extended turnaround time from commercial laboratories; in some cases, results are being reported up to two weeks following specimen collection.


As school districts monitor health metrics over the next few months, you can monitor them too here.

The OHA has also launched a new Pediatric Report.


Deschutes County’s updated case demographics are below:

Deschutes County COVID-19 Cases by Sex
Female 302
Male 237
Sex Data Unavailable 1

 

Deschutes County COVID-19 Cases by Age Group
Age Group Cases Deaths
Age 9 or younger 17 0
Age 10 to 19 48 0
Age 20 to 29 123 0
Age 30 to 39 81 0
Age 40 to 49 85 0
Age 50 to 59 65 0
Age 60 to 69 55 1
Age 70 to 79 35 1
Age 80 to 89 15 2
Age 90+ 14 4
Age data unavailable 2 0

 

Deschutes County COVID-19 Cases by History of Recent Travel
Recent travel history (domestic or international) 136
No recent travel history 355
Travel history information unavailable 49

 

Deschutes County COVID-19 Cases by Hospitalization Status, Ever
Ever hospitalized 43
Has not been hospitalized 497

 

Deschutes County COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code (Updated Weekly)*
Zip Code Total Case Count (as of 7/26/20)
97701 144 cases
97702 132 cases
97703 67 cases
97707 1 to 9 cases
97708 1 to 9 cases
97712 0 cases
97739 1 to 9 cases
97756 83 cases
97759 12 cases
97760 18 cases

 

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