Oregon surpasses 2,500 lives lost to Covid-19

On Sunday, Oregon surpassed a Covid-19 milestone that no one wanted to reach. After the Oregon Health Authority reported three new deaths today, Oregon officially surpassed 2,500 lives lost to coronavirus.

Posted: May 2, 2021 9:27 PM

MEDFORD, Ore-- On Sunday, Oregon surpassed a Covid-19 milestone that no one wanted to reach. After the Oregon Health Authority reported three new deaths today, Oregon officially surpassed 2,500 lives lost to coronavirus.

It been a little more than a year since the coronavirus first made its way into Oregon. In that time, businesses have been shut down multiple times, new Covid-19 cases have risen and fallen and hospitalizations continue to fluctuate.

On Sunday, the Oregon Health Authority also reported 756 new confirmed and presumptive cases of cornoavirus.

Currently Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, overall, are on the rise in Oregon as the state reported its sixth day last week of more than 700 cases reported in a single day.

Hospitalizations also rose on Sunday to 345 people in hospital beds with Covid-19. That's a 14 person increase compared to Saturday when hospitalizations were at 331.

On Friday, Governor Kate Brown put several Oregon counties back into 'Extreme Risk' restrictions that had been expereicning an alarming amout of new cases over the last few weeks. Governor Brown says that her office and the Oregon Health Authority will continue to monitor case positivity rates in counties that have been put under extreme restrictions and will consider putting those counties back into 'High Risk' restrictions if their case positivity rates decrease or if the state's hospitalizations go below the 300 mark. 

However, vaccinations are still increasing as today, OHA reported that 22,443 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of this total, 19,147 doses were administered on May 1 and 3,296 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on May 1.

The seven-day running average is now at 33,710 doses per day.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 190804

Reported Deaths: 2528
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah37830583
Washington25279229
Marion21739306
Clackamas17107209
Lane12799145
Jackson10716135
Deschutes866973
Umatilla814084
Linn479867
Yamhill441175
Klamath430861
Polk369952
Malheur349861
Josephine330268
Douglas322070
Benton302619
Jefferson216734
Coos204633
Columbia170526
Union144423
Lincoln137020
Wasco137028
Hood River117930
Morrow110015
Crook106520
Clatsop9738
Baker94614
Curry6459
Tillamook6363
Grant5065
Lake4447
Harney3378
Wallowa1825
Gilliam621
Sherman581
Wheeler281
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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3757115

Reported Deaths: 62280
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles123542224008
Riverside2990644587
San Bernardino2965144697
San Diego2777593725
Orange2707055005
Santa Clara1188512085
Kern1089931373
Sacramento1041761672
Fresno1016251684
Alameda875851545
Ventura808421011
San Joaquin730091391
Contra Costa68503804
Stanislaus619161055
Tulare49554839
Monterey43563382
San Mateo41844568
San Francisco36616543
Santa Barbara34306453
Solano32752249
Merced31743458
Sonoma29975318
Imperial28352721
Kings22965246
Placer22550290
San Luis Obispo21282260
Madera16439242
Santa Cruz16188206
Marin14034228
Yolo13875209
Shasta12071226
Butte11943199
El Dorado10111112
Napa984981
Sutter9411111
Yuba622146
San Benito604863
Lassen569824
Tehama555358
Nevada470775
Tuolumne412364
Mendocino406149
Humboldt393539
Amador365147
Lake346743
Glenn238125
Colusa223016
Siskiyou218123
Calaveras212153
Inyo142638
Del Norte13678
Mono12804
Plumas7066
Modoc4954
Mariposa4457
Trinity3995
Sierra1120
Alpine880
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