The Oregon Health Authority reported three COVID-19 deaths and 310 coronavirus cases on Monday, the lowest daily tally since April 12.
While the number of cases is typically the smallest for the week on Monday, the latest figures pushed Oregon’s daily average down to less than 600 over the past week.
Cases identified in Oregon fell 16% last week, marking the third consecutive week of decline.
Vaccines: Oregon reported 23,929 newly administered doses, including 16,088 on Sunday and the remainder of the previous days.
Where new cases are by county: Baker (1), Benton (7), Clackamas (58), Clatsop (1), Columbia (1), Coos (9), Crook (2), Curry (1), Deschutes (39), Douglas (12), Harney (1), Jackson (6), Jefferson (2), Josephine (3), Lane (27), Lincoln (2), Linn (17), Marion (35), Morrow (2), Multnomah (68), Polk (6), Wasco (3) et Yamhill (7).
Who is dead: Oregon’s 2,588th COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive on May 5 and died May 14 at Rogue Valley Medical Center.
The 2589th death is a 71-year-old Deschutes County woman who tested positive on May 7 and died on May 13 at St. Charles Medical Center Bend.
Oregon’s 2590th death is a 63-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on April 20 and died May 16 in Salem Hospital.
Each person had underlying health issues.
Hospitalizations: 342 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized, up three from Sunday. That includes 81 people in intensive care, a drop from Sunday.
Since he started: Oregon has reported 195,882 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,590 deaths, among the lowest per capita figures in the country. To date, the state has reported at least 3,562,779 doses of the vaccine administered, fully immunizing 1,604,796 people and partially immunizing 468,931 people.
To see more data and trends, visit https://projects.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/
– Brad Schmidt; [email protected]; 503-294-7628; @_brad_schmidt