OHA to host live Q&A about COVID-19 data

Many of you have been following Oregon’s COVID-19 data closely. We regularly get questions about Oregon’s data and how to interpret the various charts, reports, and trends. Next week, you can have your questions answered by our data experts directly.
Join us on Wednesday, July 15 at 12:30 p.m. on our English or Spanish Facebook page for a live Q&A on COVID-19 data.

English: https://www.facebook.com/OregonHealthAuthority/live

Spanish: https://www.facebook.com/OHAespanol/live

Staying safe at playgrounds and parks
In counties approved to move to Phase 2 of reopening, some local parks are starting to open their playgrounds. You can help keep the kids in your life safe by taking the following steps:

Weekly Report released
On July 8th, OHA released its Weekly Report which showed that during the week of June 29 to July 5, 32,355 persons were tested for COVID-19 in Oregon with 5 percent recording a positive result.
COVID 19 continued to surge during that week with 1,910 new cases an increase of 51 percent over the previous week. In addition, 11 Oregonians were reported to have died, one fewer than the previous week.

Oregon reports 217 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths
COVID-19 has claimed four more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 224, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday July 8th.
Oregon Health Authority reported 217 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 10,817.
The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (3), Clackamas (19), Clatsop (1), Columbia (1), Coos (2), Curry (1), Deschutes (3), Douglas (2), Harney (1), Hood River (1), Jackson (5), Jefferson (1), Josephine (2), Lane (10), Lincoln (3), Linn (8), Malheur (12), Marion (15), Morrow (10), Multnomah (30), Umatilla (43), Union (3), Wasco (1), Washington (31), Yamhill (9).

For more information about reopening Oregon, visit coronavirus.oregon.gov.