New COVID-19 infections in Oregon continued to decline over the weekend, with state officials reporting two new coronavirus-related deaths and 507 new confirmed or suspected cases on Sunday.
Hospitalizations rose on Sunday, up seven occupied beds from Saturday, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
DETAILED DATA AND TRENDS
The continued decline in daily new cases reflects a national trend that began after the most recent spike in daily new cases in mid-April. In another parallel with the rest of the country, vaccinations in Oregon are also on the decline, with the current moving average of daily doses being about two-thirds of the peak rate reached five weeks ago.
Vaccines: Oregon reported 23,075 newly administered doses, including 18,438 on Saturday and the remainder of the previous days. The current moving average is 29,334 doses per day.
Where new cases are by county: Benton (7), Clackamas (45), Columbia (3), Coos (12), Crook (6), Deschutes (58), Douglas (7), Jackson (15), Jefferson (5), Josephine (6), Klamath (20), Lane (39), Lincoln (3), Linn (39), Malheur (3), Marion (90), Multnomah (96), Polk (9), Washington (30) et Yamhill (14).
Who is dead: Oregon’s 2,586th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on April 29 and died on May 14 in Salem Hospital.
Oregon’s 2587th death is an 88-year-old Jackson County man who tested positive on April 22 and died April 22 at Providence Medford Medical Center.
Both men had underlying medical conditions.
Hospitalizations: 339 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized, seven more than Saturday. That includes 82 people in intensive care, seven more than on Saturday.
Since he started: Oregon has reported 195,684 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,587 deaths, among the lowest per capita figures in the country. To date, the state has reported 3,538,850 doses of vaccine administered, fully immunizing 1,591,802 people and partially immunizing 469,838 people.
– Fedor Zarkhin
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