Oregon officials announced another 756 confirmed and suspected cases of coronavirus in Oregon on Sunday, as well as three new deaths as the state goes through the grim phase of 2,500 dead.
The latest figures come after dozens of Oregon commissioners signed a letter asking Gov. Kate Brown to relinquish new restrictions that went into effect Friday for restaurants, bars and other businesses in 15 counties.
On Friday, Brown defended his decision to move those 1
Vaccines: Oregon reported 22,443 new doses, which included 19,147 administered Saturdays and the rest of the previous days.
When the new cases are in the county: Benton (16), Clackamas (93), Columbia (4), Crook (8), Deschutes (67), Douglas (11), Grant (1), Hood River (6), Jackson (13), Jefferson (4) , Josephine (10), Klamath (35), Lane (56), Lincoln (3), Linn (24), Malheur (1), Marion (81), Morrow (1), Multnomah (217), Polk (12) , Tillamook (2), Union (1), Wasco (2), Washington (74) and Yamhill (14).
Who died: Oregon’s 2499th death was a 74-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on April 17 and died on April 29 at Salem Hospital.
Oregon’s 2,500th death was a 72-year-old man from Multnoma County who tested positive on April 23 and died on April 30.
Oregon’s 2501st death was an 84-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on April 19 and died on April 29 at Salem Hospital.
Each person had a basic medical condition or government officials worked to determine if the person had a basic medical condition.
Hospitalizations: 345 people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 were hospitalized, 14 more than Saturday. That includes 76 people in intensive care, five from Saturday.
Since it started: Oregon reported 186,344 confirmed or suspected infections and 2,501 deaths, among the lowest per capita numbers in the country. To date, the state has reported 3,044,754 doses of vaccine administered.
– The Oregonian / OregonLive