Oregon COVID-19 cases holding steady, up slightly in Lane County


Amaya Waymon, 16, gets her second COVID-19 vaccination at Neighborhood Medical Center in Tallahassee, Fla., on June 10. She chatted with Second Gentleman of the United States Doug Emhoff.

Oregon reported 1,747 new cases of coronavirus in the week ending Sunday, from 1,778 the week before of the virus that causes COVID-19.

Oregon ranked ninth among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY Network analysis of Johns Hopkins University data shows. In the latest week, coronavirus cases in the United States decreased 19.6% from the week before, with 79,884 cases reported. With 1.27% of the country’s population, Oregon had 2.19% of the country’s cases in the last week. Across the country, eight states had more cases in the latest week than they did in the week before.



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