Oregon health officials announced 269 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday and 16 additional deaths related to COVID-19 as the growth of infections in the state continues to slow for the sixth week.
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With about 1,700 new cases in the week ending Sunday, Oregon is accumulating cases at about the same rate as September, according to the Oregon Health Service.
Vaccines: Oregon reported 21
When the new cases are in the county: Baker (2), Benton (2), Clackamas (37), Clatsop (1), Columbia (3), Coos (1), Crook (2), Curry (3), Deschutes (19), Douglas (14), Gilliam (1), Grant (6), Harney (3), Hood River (1), Jackson (15), Jefferson (6), Josephine (7), Klamath (4), Lake (1), Lane (10) , Lincoln (3) Linn (8), Malheur (7), Marion (40), Morrow (2), Multnomah (32), Polk (7), Umatilla (7), Union (3), Wallowa (1), Washington (14) and Yamhil (7).
Who died: The state had not released information on those killed as early as Wednesday night. This post will be updated when this information becomes available.
Hospitalizations: 164 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been hospitalized, eight since Tuesday. This includes 36 people in intensive care, which is the same as Tuesday.
Since it started: Oregon reported 203,933 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,716 deaths, among the lowest per capita in the country. To date, the state has reported 4,125,027 doses of vaccine administered, fully vaccinated 1,972,379 people, and partially vaccinated 322,902 people.
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