Oregon health officials announced 370 new coronavirus cases on Thursday and 10 new deaths.
Governor Kate Brown is planning to hold a press conference Friday at 11 a.m. to talk about the pandemic and vaccination in Oregon. Fewer than 100,000 Oregonians need to start the vaccination process for Brown to lift epidemic restrictions.
But the need for vaccines has declined even with excessive doses. This includes the impending loss of 120,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. That’s the number of vaccines that will expire soon. and at the current vaccination rate It will still not be used before that.
Oregon was moving toward vaccinating at least 70 percent of its population on June 28. That date was reversed on Thursday as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that more Oregon residents were vaccinated. Only 210 people
Oregon health authorities said it was working to find out why the federal vaccination figure had changed little and pledged to provide a more complete explanation Friday. The state uses a federal number for Oregon tracking to reach the 70% threshold for lifting restrictions.
See state and county trends for COVID-19.
Vaccine: Oregon reported 27,113 new drug doses, including 11,182 Wednesday and the remainder from the previous day.
New cases by region: Baker (1), Benton (8), Clackamas (30), Clatsop (1), Columbia (4), Coos (2), Crook (11), Deschutes (85), Douglas (17), Harney (1), Hood River (4), Jackson (15), Jefferson (1), Josephine (8), Klamath (10), Lane (23), Lynn (11), Maller (2), Marion (35), Multnomah (59), Polk (7), Umatilla (8), Union (1), Washington (22) and Yamhill (4).
Who died: The state did not immediately release information about the 10 deaths. This post will be updated as such information becomes available.
Hospital treatment: People who are confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 173 people were hospitalized, up nine from Wednesday, including 41 seriously ill, up five from Wednesday.
From the start: Oregon has reported 204,291 confirmed or presumed infections and 2,726 deaths, the lowest per capita figure in the country. until now The state reported 4,152,140 doses, 1,991,717 complete vaccinations and 311,768 partial vaccinations.
– Fedor Zarkhin