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With just 0.43% infection rate, Canby still has most cases in Clackamas County

PMG GRAPHIC: KRISTEN WOHLERS - This graphic shows Canby's COVID-19 infection rate relative to a selection of other Clackamas County cities.

With more results having come in from the COVID-19 outbreak at Marquis at Hope Village Post-Acute Rehab, Canby continues to have both the most total reported cases of the virus and the most per capita in Clackamas County.

Prior to the outbreak, Canby had 35 reported cases of COVID-19, according to the Oregon Health Authority's report ending May 31.

Now, Canby has 98 reported cases, which is 43.2 cases per 10,000 people, per OHA's report ending June 14.

Still, fewer than 1% of Canby residents have contracted COVID-19 as the 98 cases amount to just 0.43% of the ZIP code's population.

Milwaukie continues to have the second-highest number of cases in the county at 60, but with the population, that is just 17.2 per 10,000 people or 0.17% of the population.

The Molalla ZIP code still has the second-highest cases per capita with its 39 cases amounting to 25.8 per 10,000 people or 0.26% of the population.

PMG GRAPHIC: KRISTEN WOHLERS - This chart shows Canby's infection rate relative to the rates of the most-infected ZIP codes in the state.

The spike in Canby comes amid a spike in cases throughout the state. Statewide, Canby has the 13th highest number of cases and the 11th highest number of cases per 10,000 people.

Woodburn has the highest number of cases in the state at 238 total cases, which is 82.6 per 10,000 people or 0.83% of the population.

The Newport ZIP code has the highest number of cases per capita in the state with its 187 cases amounting to 174.1 cases per 10,000 people or 1.7% of the population.

As Clackamas County remains in Phase 1 of reopening, county spokespersons continue to caution residents to wash hands, sanitize surfaces, stay home as much as possible and wear face coverings when out in public.

The latter recommendation turned into a requirement on June 17, when Gov. Kate Brown announced that it is now required to wear face masks at public indoor places in Clackamas County as well as Multnomah, Washington, Hood River, Marion, Polk and Lincoln Counties.

Kristen Wohlers
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