People in their 20s continue to see the highest reported infections
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals zip codes where coronavirus spread most rapidly in early October, which age groups were most affected, and other demographic information.
The map below shows which cities and neighborhoods had the most cases per. 100,000 inhabitants. Boardman had the highest density of cases followed by Warm Springs, then Ontario. Ontario is home to the Snake River Correctional Institution, which has the largest active workplace outbreak in the state with 498 cases in total, according to the OHA.
To protect the patient’s privacy, zip codes with fewer than 10 cases are reported as 1-9. The OHA combines zip codes with fewer than 1,000 people into one number (536 for the week ending October 11). There were also 267 cases from unknown zip codes, according to health authorities.
Multnomah County, Marion County and Washington County have the most cases per October 16.
People aged 20-29 remain the group with the highest incidence of reported infection, according to the OHA, although they are rarely hospitalized and only account for 0.3% of the state’s reported deaths. Approx. 75% of deaths have been in people 70 years and older, OHA reports.
Health authorities reported 388 new confirmed / suspected cases of coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections to 39,316 and the total number of deaths to 620 for a total death in the case just under 1.6%.
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