(Portland, OR) -- Oregon averaged 850 new COVID-19 cases a day since last Friday as new infections continue to decline. The Oregon Health Authority reported the new COVID numbers yesterday. Officials reported 29 new deaths since Friday. The number of people hospitalized is down to 597, which is 40 less than on Monday. Oregon has seen six-thousand-485 deaths and 689-thousand-325 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.