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Oregon's coronavirus cases grow to 10,395; no new deaths reported
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PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority reported 168 more confirmed and presumptive cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the statewide case count to 10,395.

Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll was unchanged at 215 victims.

Most of the new cases were identified in Multnomah and Washington counties – with 41 and 34 cases respectively.

Health officials say they completed just under 40,000 tests for the virus last week (June 28-July 5) and 5.3% of them were positive.

“Oregon’s number of tests performed has been steadily increasing, but the number of positive cases and the test positivity rate have increased significantly since late May,” OHA officials said.

Hospital records show there are 183 patients hospitalized with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 across the state. Of those patients, 61 are in ICU beds and 26 are on ventilators.

There are 168 adult ICU beds, 101 pediatric hospital beds, and 797 ventilators available statewide.

Below is a breakdown of the latest 168 Oregonians to test positive for the virus, by county:

  • Benton (1)
  • Clackamas (16)
  • Clatsop (3)
  • Columbia (3)
  • Deschutes (2)
  • Douglas (1)
  • Hood River (1)
  • Jackson (1)
  • Jefferson (1)
  • Josephine (3)
  • Lane (10)
  • Malheur (10)
  • Marion (16)
  • Morrow (4)
  • Multnomah (41)
  • Polk (1)
  • Tillamook (1)
  • Umatilla (16)
  • Wasco (3)
  • Washington (34)
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