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Oregon reported 10 new COVID-19-related deaths Thursday, raising the state’s death toll to 2,726, the Oregon Health Authority said.
OHA also reported 370 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 204,291.
Oregon has administered a total of 2,337,634 first and second doses of Pfizer, 1,659,139 first and second doses of Moderna and 153,424 single doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. As of Thursday, 1,991,717 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series. There are 2,303,485 people who have had at least one dose. The number of adult Oregonians needing vaccinations to reach the 70% threshold is 93,234.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 173, which is nine more than Wednesday. There are 41 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, which is five more than Wednesday.
The total number of COVID-19-positive patient bed-days in the most recent seven days is 1,328, which is a 22.3% decrease from the previous seven days.
Cases and deaths
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported Thursday are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (8), Clackamas (30), Clatsop (1), Columbia (4), Coos (2), Crook (11), Deschutes (85), Douglas (17), Harney (1), Hood River (4), Jackson (15), Jefferson (1), Josephine (8), Klamath (10), Lane (23), Linn (11), Malheur (2), Marion (35), Multnomah (59), Polk (7), Umatilla (8), Union (1), Washington (22) and Yamhill (4).
Lane County reports one death, 30 new cases
Lane County reported one death and 30 confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, raising the death toll to 156 and the countywide case count to 13,744, according to Lane County Public Health.
There were 119 people considered infectious, up almost 18% from Wednesday’s 101.
Eighteen were hospitalized, six were in intensive care and two were on ventilators, all unchanged from Wednesday.
As of Tuesday, 185,954 people in Lane County have been fully vaccinated, 48.76% of the total population, with 388,819 first and second doses administered.
Weekly cases, hospitalizations decline
Tuesday’s Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 Weekly Report showed a sixth consecutive week of declining cases and lowest since weekly case tally since September. OHA reported 1,725 daily cases of COVID-19 during the week of Monday, May 31, through Sunday, June 6, a 26% decline from the previous week.
New COVID-19 related hospitalizations also declined from 190 to 112, the lowest since September.
There were 20 reported COVID-19 related deaths.
There were 72,443 tests for COVID-19 for the week of May 30 through June 5, with a positive test percentage of 3.8%.
People 70 years of age and older have accounted for 398 of COVID-19 related hospitalizations and 75% of COVID-19 related deaths.
Tuesday’s COVID-19 Weekly Outbreak Report shows 19 active COVID-19 outbreaks in senior living communities and congregate living settings, with three or more confirmed cases and one or more COVID-19 related deaths.
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