(Portland, OR) -- Oregon is reporting two new deaths related to COVID-19 and 78 new infections. The Oregon Health Authority reported the new numbers yesterday. Health officials say 144 people are currently hospitalized with the virus, which is down four from Sunday. There have now been two-thousand-756 deaths and 206-thousand-850 cases of COVID-19 in Oregon since the pandemic began. Another 44-thousand-606 vaccinations are needed to reach 70-percent, which is when most of the restrictions in the state will be dropped.