Oregon reports 192 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
PORTLAND, Ore. — The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 388, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.
Oregon Health Authority reported 192 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 23,451.
The new cases are in the following counties: Clackamas (12), Clatsop (1), Columbia (3), Crook (1), Deschutes (6), Douglas (2), Jackson (17), Jefferson (2), Josephine (1), Lane (4), Lincoln (2), Linn (5), Malheur (11), Marion (30), Multnomah (57), Polk (3), Umatilla (7), Wasco (1), Washington (23), and Yamhill (4).
OHA to report on PPE supply in hospitals
Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 18, OHA will begin reporting on supplies and inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) in hospitals and medical facilities across Oregon.
The information will be published as part of the hospital capacity report issued every week. Gathering and reporting this information will ensure there is sufficient supply of this critically important equipment.
Examples of PPE include:
- Surgical masks, gloves gowns
- Face shields
Stay informed about COVID-19:
Oregon response: The Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Office of Emergency Management lead the state response.
United States response: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention leads the U.S. response.
Global response: The World Health Organization guides the global response.+