Oregon reports 833 new coronavirus cases as total surpasses 190K

Oregon reports 833 new coronavirus cases as total surpasses 190K

The Oregon Health Authority’s daily coronavirus report has pushed the total number of cases found in the state since the pandemic began past 190,000 on Saturday. With 833 new COVID-19 cases, there have been a total of 190,804 cases in Oregon.

Additionally, the OHA reported seven new virus-related deaths, which raises the death toll to 2,528.

Hospitalizations also rose compared to Friday’s report. There are currently 329 patients hospitalized across Oregon due to the virus, which is five more than yesterday. Of those patients, 84 people are in Intensive Care Unit beds.

With vaccinations against the virus continuing in Oregon, the OHA reports that the “seven-day running average is now 33,318 doses per day.” The following totals of the three vaccines have been administered so far:

  • 1,788,239 first and second doses of Pfizer
  • 1,382,574 first and second doses of Moderna
  • 105,458 single doses of Johnson & Johnson

The new cases of COVID-19 were found in the following Oregon counties: Baker (7), Benton (11), Clackamas (92), Clatsop (4), Columbia (10), Crook (8), Curry (5), Deschutes (115), Douglas (4), Gilliam (4), Harney (1), Hood River (2), Jackson (35), Jefferson (5), Josephine (6), Klamath (49), Lane (55), Lincoln (3), Linn (26), Malheur (7), Marion (75), Morrow (1), Multnomah (156), Polk (8), Tillamook (4), Umatilla (9), Union (2), Wallowa (2), Wasco (4), Washington (94) and Yamhill (29).

The OHA released the following information about the recently reported deaths:

  • An 87-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on May 2 and died on May 7 at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 90-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on April 26 and died on May 7 at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 62-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on April 18 and died on May 7 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 65-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on April 16 and died on May 7 at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 69-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive on May 2 and died on May 4 at Adventist Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 68-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive on April 30 and died on May 7 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 68-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive on April 23 and died on May 2 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

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