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OHSU: COVID Hospitalizations To Be Back To Pre-Omicron Levels In March

Courtesy: MGN

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Oregon will peak this weekend near current levels, and then steadily recede to pre-omicron levels by the end of March.

That’s according to a weekly report by Oregon Health and Science University.

Meanwhile, the percentage of tests for COVID-19 that were positive dropped this week to 19% from an all-time high the previous week of 24.5%, according to Oregon Health Authority data.

In Oregon, the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 dipped slightly and the number of COVID-19 patients in ICU beds also dropped.

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