(Portland, OR) -- Oregon is marking a new milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials say the state has now surpassed 700-thousand cases of COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority reported 421 new cases yesterday, raising the state's total number of cases so far to 700-thousand-361. The health authority also reported 14 new deaths yesterday. There are 224 people hospitalized with coronavirus statewide, which is 24 less than on Monday. Oregon currently ranks second-lowest in the nation for new cases per capita.