The Oregon Health Authority reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Sept. 30, to bring the overall pandemic total to 578, and the total during the month of September to 159. The total is jut behind August's case count of 180. 

There were no new deaths in the county, with the total remaining at 12. 

Oregon also reported its new breakthrough totals, which show that there were 61 breakthrough cases in Wallowa County out of 3,602 fully vaccinated individuals as of Sept. 25, a breakthrough rate of just under 1.7%. That is higher than the state's overall rate of about 1%. 

The most recent data shows there are 3,898 people in the county, or 54.4%, who have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine. Of those 18 and older, it's 3,725 people, or 64.6%, per OHA data. 

Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are at 816, and 231 in ICU. There are 31 patients in Region 9 hospitals due to COVID-19. 

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