(Portland, OR) -- Nearly five-dozen more Oregonians are dead after contracting COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority reported 59 new coronavirus deaths yesterday along with 856 new infections. The average number of weekly new cases is down 45-percent, while hospitalizations are down 20-percent and test positivity has dropped to nine-point-six percent. As hospitalizations decline, more ICU beds are becoming available. Officials say 14-percent of the state's ICU beds are now open.