COVID-19 CLAIMS 6 MORE LIVES, STATE DEATH TOLL AT 2,508, AS OF TUESDAY

May 4, 2021 2:50 p.m.

COVID-19 has claimed 6 more lives, raising that state’s death toll to 2,508, as of Tuesday.

An update from the Oregon Health Authority reported 748 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 187,611. The new cases include:

*148 in Washington County

*115 in Multnomah County

*69 in Clackamas County

*58 in Deschutes County

*52 in Klamath County

*50 in Lane County

*45 in Marion County

*36 in Jackson County

*30 in Linn County

*20 in Benton County

*16 each in Josephine and Umatilla counties

*15 in Polk County

*13 in Malheur County

*12 in Yamhill County

*11 in Crook County

*7 in Douglas County

*5 in Coos County

*4 in Tillamook County

*3 each in Baker, Columbia, Grant, and Jefferson counties

*2 each in Clatsop, Lake, Lincoln, Morrow, Union and Wasco counties

*1 each in Curry and Harney counties

The new deaths ranged in age from 47 to 93. 2 lived in Multnomah County. 1 each lived in Jefferson, Clackamas, Klamath, and Marion counties.

OHA said the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 345, which is 6 fewer than on Monday. There are 79 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds, which is 1 fewer than on Monday.

OHA reported that 28,636 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of that total, 19,574 doses were administered on Monday. 8.762 were administered on previous days but were added into the vaccine registry on Monday.

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination situation in Oregon, go to: https://covidvaccine.oregon.gov/

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