Oregon’s first Coronavirus case surfaced Friday, according to authorities, and the victim was working at an elementary school in the Portland area, which will be temporarily closed.
He said the matter was not a supervised person or an interrogator. The Oregon Health Authority said in a statement that the person had no travel history in a country in which the virus was transmitted, nor was he considered to have been confirmed by another case. Has happened.
The Lake Oswego School District sent a robot to parents saying that Forest Hills Elementary would be closed until Wednesday so it could be cleaned up by maintenance workers.
The Health Authorities planned to spread panic over the weekend so that everyone contacted the unidentified man, who is in the hospital.
Hours before this case surfaced, the state accelerated efforts to close schools, businesses, and events and address this outbreak amid potential challenges, including a constant shortage of medical equipment.
In an urgent news conference, state health officials did not release details about the person, citing the patient’s privacy. But he said the man spent time in elementary school in the suburbs of Portland.
“State and local officials are responding quickly to the issue,” Oregon Government Kate Brown told the Portland News Conference. Brown urges people to panic.
Patrick Allen, director of the Oregon Health Authority, said the test sample sent to a lab in Oregon was positive and is being sent to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta for confirmation.
At a hearing early Friday in the capital of the United States, senior health officials heard the concerns of lawmakers and raised some of their own. COVID-19 cases are reported in California to the south and Washington state to the north.
Allen said during the hearing that samples had to be sent to the CDC, which could be a problem if the number of samples increased. But at the news conference, he said, recent progress has been tested in Oregon.
Portland Democrat and committee member, Rep. Alyssa Kenny Grier blamed Republicans, who have been absent this week, boycotting legislation on the climate change bill. One of the bills put in place by the walkout provides better protection for immigrants awaiting resolution on their immigration status.
“I am really scared that people who are worried about him will not come and he will need their help when they get sick, and they will not show up and will not be monitored, they will be tested. And it can be really dangerous, “he said.
Brown has created a response team to “make sure we take every precaution” and assigns them to state and local agencies and health authorities.
“The Corona Virus Response Team aims to make sure we are taking every precaution,” Brown said.
Until this week, 76 people were being monitored in Oregon. Another 178 people completed surveillance without causing symptoms, according to the OHA’s website. Another two developed the virus, were monitored, and found that it did not exist.
Two of the group of passengers imprisoned by the Diamond Princess Cruise ship and the Americans tested positive for the virus, bringing the national total to 62, the CDC said.
Like the earthquake and other natural disasters, families should have enough food, water, prescription medications, pet food, hygiene supplies and anything else if it becomes necessary, the governor’s office said. Will need to provide shelter in their place.
Symptoms of COVID-19 may include fever, runny nose, cough and shortness of breath. Most develop the only mild illness. But some people, usually suffering from other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia, which can be fatal.
It has affected 83,000 people globally and caused more than 2,800 deaths, most of them in China.
Oregon’s first Coronavirus case surfaced Friday, according to officials, and the victim was working at an elementary school in the Portland area, which will be temporarily closed.
He said the matter was not a supervised person or an interrogator. The Oregon Health Authority said in a statement that the person had no travel history in a country in which the virus was transmitted, nor is it believed to be confirmed by another case. – which are the two most common means of being exposed?
The Lake Oswego School District sent a robot to parents who said Forest Hills Elementary would be closed until Wednesday, so maintenance workers could clear it deep.
The Health Authorities had planned to spread panic over the weekend so that every unidentified person was admitted to the hospital.
Hours before this case surfaced, the state intensified efforts to combat the outbreak amid potential challenges, including closures