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Oregon’s Weekly COVID-19 Count Declining

PORTLAND, Ore. – Some good COVID-19 related news Wednesday.

The Oregon Health Authority reports from August 3rd through August 9th, 2,122 people tested positive for the virus. That’s a drop of 156 from the week before.

Also, the state reported 29 deaths during that time frame, a drop of 10.

The positivity rate around the state decreased to %5.4 percent.

The age group most often infected is 20 to 29 year olds, but people 80 or older account for nearly half of all hospitalizations

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