(Portland, OR) -- Oregon is reporting 19 new deaths related to COVID-19 along with 996 new infections. The Oregon Health Authority reported the new numbers yesterday. The agency says 70-percent of residents have now received at least one dose of a vaccine. There are 427 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 statewide, which is 25 less than on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the OHA is still investigating what caused a spike of 14-percent in positive COVID test results on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the test positivity returned to six-and-a half percent.