PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority’s weekly COVID-19 report released Wednesday is a mixed bag.
Between Monday, May 10th and Sunday, May 16th, daily cases dropped 16% from the week before.
However, during that same time span, hospitalizations rose from 245 to 265 and virus-related deaths increased from 41 to 57.
That’s the highest number in 10 weeks.
The state’s percentage of positives tests went from 6.1 percent to 6.4 percent.