(Portland, OR) -- Nearly four-dozen more Oregonians are dead after contracting COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority reported 44 new coronavirus deaths yesterday, raising the state's death toll from the pandemic to three-thousand-867. The health department also reported one-thousand-650 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. There are 733 people currently hospitalized with coronavirus in Oregon, which is down 36 from Monday. Hospital ICU's remain near capacity with only nine-percent of the beds available statewide.