The Oregon Health Authority on Saturday reported 376 new suspected and confirmed cases of coronavirus and one new death linked to COVID-19.
The new numbers come as some fully vaccinated Oregonians throw off their masks in social settings and dive back into their old routines wholeheartedly.
But experts in the psychology and behavioral sciences say it’s only natural for people, even fully vaccinated, to feel nervous about returning to pre-pandemic life, like walking into the house. from a friend for a dinner, ditching the masks, going back to the office or joining a crowd.
Vaccines: Oregon reported 31,325 newly administered doses, including 15,280 on Friday and the rest of the previous days. The current moving average is 27,472 doses per day.
Where new cases are by county: Benton (4), Clackamas (38), Clatsop (2), Columbia (6), Coos (3), Crook (4), Curry (2), Deschutes (30), Douglas (13), Harney (6), Hood River (1), Jackson (18), Jefferson (6), Joséphine (8), Klamath (11), Lane (28), Lincoln (1), Linn (11), Malheur (2), Marion (43) , Multnomah (59), Polk (5), Sherman (3), Umatilla (13), Wasco (4), Washington (39) et Yamhill (16).
Who is dead: Oregon’s 2,666th death is a 79-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive on May 15 and died May 26 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center in Riverbend. He had no underlying condition.
Hospitalizations: COVID-19 hospitalizations in Oregon continue to decline, falling to 257 occupied beds on Saturday – three fewer than Friday. There are 56 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, three fewer than on Friday.
From the beginning : Oregon has reported 201,004 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,666 deaths, among the lowest per capita numbers in the country. To date, the state has reported 3,927,367 doses of vaccine administered, fully immunizing 1,831,484 people.
— Janet Eastman | 503-294-4072
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