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The Oregon ZIP codes with the most COVID cases, and other stats – KOIN.com

The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals the ZIP codes where coronavirus spread fastest in early October, which age groups were most affected, and ot…

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly report reveals the ZIP codes where coronavirus spread fastest in early October, which age groups were most affected, and other demographic information.
The map below shows which cities and neighborhoods had the most cases per 100,000 residents. Boardman had the highest density of cases, followed by Warm Springs, then Ontario. Ontario is home to Snake River Correctional Institution, which has the largest active workplace outbreak in th…

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986 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 30 additional deaths – WCVB Boston

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

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BOSTON —The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 986 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 143,927.
There were 17,966 new molecular tests conducted, with an approximately 5.49% daily positive rate.
State health officials also confirmed 30 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,589.
More than 5.4 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the…

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Study reveals factors that could lead to long-term COVID-19 issues – New York Post

COVID-19 patients who experience at least five symptoms early on are more likely to suffer from lingering issues from the virus, researchers said. Researchers at…

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COVID-19 patients who experience at least five symptoms early on are more likely to suffer from lingering issues from the virus, researchers said.
Researchers at King’s College London published a pre-print paper Wednesday in which they looked at the factors that could determine whether someone will still experience symptoms after they recover from the virus, the BBC reported.
The study — which hasn’t been peer-reviewed — looked at self-reported data from 4,182 users of the COVID Symptom Study app…

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CDC changed what counts as ‘close contact’ after a surprising new Covid-19 case — here’s what that means for you – CNBC

Previously, the Centers for Disease Control said that “close contact” meant being within six feet of an infected person for 15 consecutive minutes. Here’s what…

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The Centers for Disease Control updated its definition of what it means to be in “close contact” with someone infected with Covid-19 on Wednesday, after publishing a report on Covid-19 cases that took place at a Vermont correctional facility.
Previously, the agency said that “close contact” meant being within six feet of an infected person for 15 consecutive minutes. Now, it’s considered “close contact” if you spend a total of 15 minutes within six feet of an infected person over the course of a…

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