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COVID Deaths in Effingham, Area Counties Reported Wednesday

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COVID Deaths in Effingham, Area Counties Reported Wednesday

"Starting today, November 18, Oregon will be in a statewide Two-Week Freeze to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Oregon", Jackson County Public Health said.

That's a decrease from the 551 new cases reported on Tuesday.

According to the Livingston County Health Department, since just October 30th, the number of confirmed and probable cases in the county has nearly doubled from 2,205 to 3,953, while hospitalizations have increased from 148 to 170.

Allegheny has seen a 38% increase in covid cases since the beginning of the month.

The IDPH reported 8,922 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in the state Wednesday, as well as 140 additional deaths.

The new cases bring the county's COVID case total to 1,769, of which 363 are quarantined at home, and 4 people are hospitalized.

All eyes remain on Lake County as it was the only county in Northeast Ohio to make it on DeWine's top 20 counties with the highest occurrence of COVID-19 cases.

The dates of positive tests ranged from October 20 to November 19.

She added that a "worrisome rate" is that the test positivity rate is more than 18%, up from about 12% last week. Currently, 23% of medical/surgical beds are available and 33% of ICU beds.

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