(Portland, OR) -- Over five-dozen more Oregonians are dead after contracting COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority reported 64 new coronavirus deaths yesterday, raising the state's death toll from the pandemic to four-thousand-469. The agency also reported one-thousand-128 new cases of COVID-19. Health officials are concerned because cases are plateauing at a higher rate than after previous waves. A total of 527 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Oregon, which is down ten from Tuesday.