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New Trends Revealed In Lane County's Coronavirus Case Counts

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A few trends are popping up in the majority of new COVID-19 cases in Lane County. Officials say schools, churches and nursing homes are where they are seeing them.

Health officials have reported 20 new cases in K-12 students, across all the county’s school districts.

“Something that I think we expect to see when we have a return to in-person classes,” said Davis, “but definitely something that we want to be aware of and take appropriate action.”

Public Health spokesperson Davis said there were also a few unvaccinated teachers reported among the new cases.

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Five new COVID-19 outbreaks in Lane County long term care facilities primarily involve unvaccinated staff members say health officials.

Faith-based facilities and religious activities have seen recent spread of the virus. And Davis said there have been five new outbreaks in long term care facilities where the infections are primarily among unvaccinated staff members.  

Tiffany joined the KLCC News team in 2007. She studied journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has worked in a variety of media including television and daily print news. For KLCC, Tiffany reports on health care, social justice and local/regional news. She has won awards from Oregon Associated Press, PRNDI, and Education Writers Association.
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