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Oregon coronavirus update, May 15: Three new deaths, 751 new cases

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We'll update this story throughout the day with the latest news about coronavirus and its effects in Oregon on Saturday, May 15.

There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday, raising the state's death toll to 2,585.

The state agency reported 751 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 Saturday as well, bringing the state total to 195,179.

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA reported Saturday that 42,051 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of this total, 26,502 doses were administered on May 14 and 15,549 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry May 14.

There are 2,051,139 people who have had at least one dose of a vaccine. A total of 1,458,561 have received a second dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

The seven-day running average is 30,708 doses per day.

Oregon has administered a total of 3,515,780 million vaccine doses, which includes: 1,928,414 first and second doses of Pfizer; 1,465,898 first and second doses of Moderna; 119,888 single doses of Johnson & Johnson; and 1,580 doses were administered but vaccine product information was not specified.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 332, which is five fewer than Friday. There are 75 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds, which is two fewer than Friday.

The total number of COVID-19 positive patient bed-days in the most recent seven days is 2,355, officials said, which is a 0.1% 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 351.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported Saturday are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (9), Clackamas (92), Clatsop (3), Columbia (9), Coos (7), Crook (7), Deschutes (93), Douglas (11), Harney (2), Hood River (5), Jackson (39), Jefferson (9), Josephine (10), Klamath (40), Lake (1), Lane (36), Lincoln (2), Linn (24), Malheur (4), Marion (54), Morrow (2), Multnomah (158), Polk (7), Umatilla (17), Union (2), Wallowa (1), Wasco (2), Washington (93) and Yamhill (11).

Oregon's 2,583rd death is an 80-year-old woman from Coos County who tested positive on May 10 and died on May 14 at Bay Area Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon's 2,584th death is a 79-year-old woman from Hood River County who tested positive on May 4 and died on May 14 at Providence Hood River Hospital. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon's 2,585th death is a 42-year-old woman from Josephine County who tested positive on May 4 and died on May 13 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

COVID-19 by the numbers

Here's the most recent data from the Oregon Health Authority, as of Saturday, May 15.

Oregon COVID-19 cases by county

Here are the number of cases, both tested positive and presumptive, and deaths as of Saturday, May 15.

Source: Oregon Health Authority

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