PORTLAND, Ore-- On Saturday, the Oregon Health Authority reported 794 new confirmed and presumptive cases of coronavirus along with three new deaths. This is the first time in the last two days that OHA has reported less than 900 cases.
So far this week , OHA has reported multiple days in which new cases surpassed the 900 mark, one day of more than 800 cases, two days of more than 700 cases and one day of more than 600 cases.
According to data collected by OHA, new cases have been steadily rising in Oregon since March. Oregon's seven-day daily average of cases also stands at 821 cases per day. That's according to data collected on April 30.
Hospitalizations also fell today to 331 beds, which is three beds fewer than yesterday. 71 COVID-19 patients are also in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is two fewer than yesterday.
OHA also states the total number of COVID-19 positive patient bed-days in the most recent seven days is 2,268, which is a 23.3% increase from the previous seven days. The peak daily number of beds occupied by COVID-19 positive patients in the most recent seven days is 339.