Coronavirus in Oregon: 356 new cases, 2 deaths

The Oregon Health Authority reported 356 on Wednesday new known cases of COVID-19 Part of the slow and gradual decline in infections over the past five weeks. The 7-day rolling average is now 316 cases per day.

Officials also reported two new deaths from the disease.

Here’s a look at the status of the Oregon pandemic on Wednesday:

Vaccinations: The state reported 14,457 new firearms, including 9,428 cans on Tuesday and 5,029 the previous days.

Where are the new cases by county: Baker (5), Benton (8), Clackamas (32), Columbia (2), Crook (5), Curry (4), Deschutes (13), Douglas (16), Grant (7), Harney (11), Hood River (2), Jackson (33), Jefferson (13), Josephine (7), Klamath (8), Lake (1), Lane (26), Lincoln (2), Linn (12), Malheur (8) , Marion (40), Multnomah (32), Polk (10), Umatilla (26), Union (2), Wallowa (1), Wasco (1), Washington (25) and Yamhill (4).

Who died: A 53-year-old Jackson County woman tested positive on May 4 and died on Monday at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, causing the 2,675. Oregon’s death from COVID-19 marked.

A 54-year-old man from Douglas County tested positive on May 17 and died in his home on May 27, representing 2,676. Representing COVID-19 death of the state.

Both had framework conditions.

Hospital stays: The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 had dropped to 227 by Wednesday 11th. There were 65 COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit, two fewer than the day before.

Since the beginning: The state has reported 201,996 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,676 deaths during the pandemic. This makes Oregon has the third highest infection rate and the fifth lowest death rate among the 50 states. To the the last weekHowever, Oregon continues to struggle with above-average numbers, ranking fifth in new cases per capita and eighth in deaths per capita.

So far Oregon reported 3,976,039 vaccine doses administered. That’s 1,863,888 people – or 44% – fully vaccinated and 383,709 people – or 9% – partially vaccinated, according to state data. That makes up about 53% of residents who have received at least one injection.

More data and trends can be found at https://projects.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/

–Aimee Green; agree@oregonian.com; @o_aimee

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