Read the Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Weekly Report released July 15th. The COVID-19 Weekly Report data is finalized every Sunday at 11 p.m. PDT, and the report is published each Wednesday.
Malheur County has four outbreaks meeting the threshold for reporting:
- Brookdale Assisted Living: 32 cases, 1 death
- Snake River Correctional Institution, 117 cases
- The Kraft Heinz Company, 6 cases
- Oregon Child Development, 5 cases
The statewide positive testing rate during the time the data was collected for the Weekly Report (July 6–July 12), was 6.2%, meaning 6.2% of all COVID-19 tests reported in the state were positive. During the same period, the positive testing rate in Malheur County was 33.6% (180 positive tests, 356 negative tests, 536 total tests).
It is essential that people in Malheur County take this risk very seriously and do their part to reduce outbreaks by staying home when sick or during isolation or quarantine. Wash your hands. Wear a face covering. Keep your distance.