COVID-19 on the rise in the Eagle Creek area
Additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Eagle Creek area.
According to data from the Oregon Health Authority published July 8, there are between one and nine cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in the 97022 ZIP code, which includes Eagle Creek. In the report published by OHA the previous week, there were zero reported cases.
ZIP codes with fewer than 10 cases were reported as having between one and nine infections.
In the 97023 ZIP code, which includes the city of Estacada, there have been 10 reported cases for the past several weeks.
During the week of June 29, OHA recorded 1,910 new cases of COVID-19 across the state — a 51% increase from the previous week. In that same period, 32,355 Oregonians were tested for the disease.
"The recent COVID-19 resurgence accelerated during the week from Monday, June 29, through Sunday, July 5," OHA's report stated. "The number of COVID-19 tests reported increased by 14%, the most reported tests reported in a single week to date. The percentage of tests positive increased to 5.0% from 4.2%. The daily number of newly reported infections continued to reach new highs in Oregon since the emergence of COVID-19."
A total of 10,395 cases of COVID-19 have been reported to the OHA as of July 5. Of this number, 493 are presumptive cases.
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