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Oregon’s risk level framework and the majority of masking, capacity, and social distancing measures will be lifted no later than June 30, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced in a press conference on Friday, June 25.
The framework and safety measures could end sooner, if the state hits the target of 70% of Oregon adults vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
That scenario is unlikely due to a slowing rate of vaccinations and the fact that many clinics are closing in the face of likely record-breaking temperatures this weekend.
As of Friday, 31,264 adults in Oregon would need to receive their first dose to hit 70%, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
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