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State reports 404 new cases, 1 new death on Sunday

Jackson County has 24 new COVID-19 cases

The Oregon Health Authority on Sunday reported 404 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, and one new death, raising the state’s coronavirus death toll to 2,392.

Jackson County reported 24 new confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 Sunday, raising local totals to 9,381 cases with 121 fatalities to date.

The announcement comes as cases have been rising, and as state officials are making vaccines available to a larger group of Oregonians. As of Monday, people working frontline jobs, anyone aged 16 to 44 who has an underlying condition, and others, will be eligible for vaccines.

The Oregon Health Authority reported reported 32,692 newly administered doses. Of this total, 22,084 doses were administered on April 3, and 10,608 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on April 3.

Where the new cases are by county: Baker (1), Benton (5), Clackamas (59), Clatsop (1), Columbia (7), Coos (3), Curry (2), Deschutes (31), Douglas (8), Grant (2), Jackson (24), Jefferson (3), Josephine (12), Klamath (13), Lane (30), Lincoln (4), Linn (12), Malheur (1), Marion (28), Morrow (1), Multnomah (84), Polk (13), Tillamook (3), Union (4), Wallowa (1), Wasco (1), Washington (45) and Yamhill (6).

Oregon’s latest death linked to COVID-19 death is a 58-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on March 11 and died on April 3 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

The state reported 150 Oregonians with confirmed coronavirus infections were currently in the hospital on Sunday, which is three fewer than on Saturday. Of those, 43 coronavirus patients were in intensive care units.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 32,692 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations administered over the weekend, raising vaccination totals to 1,975,172 first and second doses across the state.