Reuters tally: Eastern Europe crosses over 5 million COVID-19 cases

192 patients are now hospitalized for COVID-19 in the Northeast Region of Hospitals, which is up by 4, however, the percentage of ICU beds in use did go down 1% to 85%. A recent surge in cases has taken Russian Federation past the 2 million threshold, behind only the United States, India, Brazil, and France in total infections. Of those, 729 are people that have received positive test results and 66 are presumptive.

Europe has so far witnessed at least 15,046,656 reported infections and 344,401 reported deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, accounting for a quarter of global infections and deaths reported. Some hospitals in country are experiencing serious shortages of drugs used to treat COVID-19 and can not restock because of panic buying, high demand and problems with a new labelling system.

People who do not now live in the housing unit, such as college students who are returning home from school for the holidays, should be considered part of different households.

Go to www.douglaspublichealthnetwork.org for more local information on COVID-19. 474 people are in quarantine.

The next drive through testing clinic with DPHN will be Tuesday in Roseburg.

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