Oregon hospital workers face strain as COVID-19 cases spike

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Health care workers are facing incredible stress as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and they work long shifts while trying to save coronavirus patients without getting sick themselves. Nurses and doctors in Oregon say they are finding little relief with coronavirus infections spreading at record levels, taxing the capacity of many hospitals. The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday reported the state’s largest daily number of confirmed cases, most daily deaths and people hospitalized for the virus.