• The number of new cases over the past week was 1,511 - an increase from the previous week’s 1,249.

  • OHA released the latest Covid-19 modeling report on September 18. The current rate of transmission is continuing a downward trend that began in mid-July. The model predicts how much the virus will spread in October, but the results should be interpreted with caution given recent reductions in testing due to wildfires..

  • On September 16, Governor Kate Brown announced that Oregon is joining the Western States Pact in testing Covid-19 exposure notification technology. The pilot project will test the Exposure Notification Express mobile application developed by Google and Apple. For those who voluntarily choose to use the exposure notification technology, the app confidentially notifies individuals who may have been exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus.