The Oregon Well being Authority reported 437 new circumstances of the coronavirus Wednesday.
The company additionally reported 32 new deaths. The brand new figures have been introduced as two eating places on the Oregon coast have been fined for willfully exposing their staff to the virus, in addition to different COVID-19 violations.
The eating places, each in Florence, face a mixed whole of practically $36,000 in fines.
A state investigation discovered that The Little Brown Hen, a Florence cafe, had been working indoor eating since not less than Dec. 26, regardless of being in an “excessive danger” county on the time. A number of protesters, together with one carrying a gun, threatened inspectors on the door on Jan. 4 and adopted them to their vehicles, a state information launch on Tuesday stated. The restaurant was fined $17,800.
The state additionally introduced Wednesday that it had fined the Firehouse Restaurant for related conduct, inserting its staff in danger regardless of a brief ban on indoor eating in Lane County. Inspectors additionally discovered some residents have been encouraging folks to threaten or hurt compliance officers in the event that they inspected the restaurant, in accordance with a information launch from Oregon’s Occupational Security and Well being Administration. The restaurant was fined $18,150.
The place the brand new circumstances are by county: Baker (6), Benton (22), Clackamas (38), Clatsop (6), Columbia (10), Coos (16), Criminal (8), Curry (1), Deschutes (28), Douglas (28), Jackson (27), Jefferson (7), Josephine (20), Klamath (4), Lane (33), Lincoln (2), Linn (6), Malheur (3), Marion (33), Morrow (5), Multnomah (55), Polk (11), Sherman (1), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (15), Union (1), Wasco (1), Washington (41) and Yamhill (6).
Who died: The state well being authority didn’t instantly present particulars concerning the deaths reported Wednesday. The company stated particulars can be supplied “at a later time” however declined to say when.
Prevalence of infections: The state reported 417 new constructive exams out of 15,528 new exams carried out Wednesday. That’s a 2.6% positivity price.
Who received contaminated: New confirmed or presumed infections grew among the many following age teams: 0-9 (34); 10-19 (63); 20-29 (86); 30-39 (64); 40-49 (58); 50-59 (42); 60-69 (39); 70-79 (21); 80 and older (8).
Who’s within the hospital: The state reported 162 Oregonians are at the moment hospitalized with COVID-19, three fewer than Tuesday. There are 46 coronavirus sufferers in intensive care, two greater than the day before today.