1,283 new Covid-19 cases confirmed, three further deaths

Henrietta Strickland
October 19, 2020

The Oregon Health Authority reported 388 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths.

As of midnight Saturday, 17 October, the HPSC has been notified of 1,283 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Benton, Sherburne, and Stearns counties each had one more death reported. Of those 390 positive tests, 38 were conducted in previous months but were caught in a backlog at the state lab. Pandemic totals in the Keys are 2,038 cases and 25 deaths.

Thurston County ended the week with 148 cases, the most in one week since the county began tracking the virus in early March.

Tennessee Department of Health data also reveals that there are 231 intensive care unit beds now available statewide, a slight improvement from the last few days.

Globally, more than 39.8 million cases have been reported and more than 1.1 million people have died as of Sunday, the data show. Locally, the 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population stands at 250.4.

The county also saw an increase in the provisional daily average that is calculated each week.

The death toll rose from 319 to 320.

The number of males infected is 5,765 compared to 6,512 females with 122 unidentified.

"Our calculation.looks at number of cases divided by number of negative tests plus number of cases".

35 cases have been reported at Manatee County correctional facilities.

Resident deaths increased from 15,917 to 15,967. The state reports its positive test rate for the pandemic is 13.18%.

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