Oregon: 168 coronavirus vaccine breakthrough cases

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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has identified 168 Oregonians that have tested positive for the virus despite being fully vaccinated, also known as a vaccine breakthrough case.

Vaccine breakthrough is defined as an instance when a person tested positive for COVID-19 at least two weeks after their final COVID-19 vaccine dose.

The COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases and three reported deaths are based on data through April 2, out of 700,000 fully vaccinated people. The breakthrough cases identified make up about .02% of the vaccinated population. As of Thursday, more than 824,000 people have been fully vaccinated against the virus in Oregon.

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** This post was originally published on April 9, 2021 **