The Oregon Health Authority reported three deaths from COVID-19 and 751 new cases on Saturday.
The new figures were announced as companies continue to scramble to determine their face covering policies after the Oregon Health Authority followed guidelines from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending that masks no longer be needed in most public settings.
Virus cases, meanwhile, have been trending downward from a peak in late April.
Vaccines: Oregon reported 42,051 newly administered doses, including 26,502 on Friday and the remainder of the previous days.
Where new cases are by county: Baker (1), Benton (9), Clackamas (92), Clatsop (3), Columbia (9), Coos (7), Crook (7), Deschutes (93), Douglas (11), Harney (2), Hood River (5), Jackson (39), Jefferson (9), Josephine (10), Klamath (40), Lake (1), Lane (36), Lincoln (2), Linn (24), Malheur (4) , Marion (54), Morrow (2), Multnomah (158), Polk (7), Umatilla (17), Union (2), Wallowa (1), Wasco (2), Washington (93) et Yamhill (11) .
Who is dead: Oregon’s 2583rd death is an 80-year-old Coos County woman who tested positive on May 10 and died May 14 in the Bay Area Hospital.
Oregon’s 2584th death is a 79-year-old Hood River County woman who tested positive on May 4 and died May 14 at Providence Hood River Hospital.
Oregon’s 2585th death is a 42-year-old woman from Josephine County who tested positive on May 4 and died May 13 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
Each person had underlying health issues or state officials were working to determine if the person had any underlying health issues.
Hospitalizations: 332 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized, down five from Friday. That includes 75 people in intensive care, down two from Friday.
Since he started: Oregon has reported 195,179 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,585 deaths, among the lowest per capita figures in the country. To date, the state has reported at least 3,515,775 vaccine doses administered, fully immunizing 1,578,144 people and partially 472,817 people.