According to today’s Oregonian coronavirus newsletter, 740 people have been tested, with 51 positives; that’s 6.8%. Up in Washington they’ve tested 12,486 people, with 904 positives; that’s 7.2%. We’ve been increasingly tracking Washington’s stats while, until just recently, being days or more behind in response measures. In that earlier Oregonian piece about our local healthcare entities banding together, it was suggested that what moved Governor Brown into action were the predictions of the lead data scientist at OHSU about what these numbers could mean.

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