Oregon reports 14 more COVID-19-related deaths, 421 cases; Oregon tops 700,000 cases, but ranks among the lowest in the United States
Oregon reports 14 more COVID-19-related deaths, 421 cases;  Oregon tops 700,000 cases, but ranks among the lowest in the United States

Oregon reports 14 more COVID-19-related deaths, 421 cases; Oregon tops 700,000 cases, but ranks among the lowest in the United States

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – There are 14 recently reported COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, raising the state death toll to 6,899, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.

OHA reported 421 new confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 at. 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the state total to 700,361.

Oregon crosses the threshold of 700,000 COVID-19 cases

Oregon on Tuesday crossed the threshold for 700,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Oregon now ranks second lowest among states in the number of cases per year. per capita (16,596 per 100,000). However, the pandemic is not over and COVID-19 poses a risk to many people, OHA said.

State health officials recommend that Oregonians keep in mind the ‘5 Essentials’ to navigate and stay safe in the current phase of the pandemic.

COVID-19 admissions

The number of patients admitted with COVID-19 in Oregon is 224, which is 24 fewer than Monday. There are 34 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is four fewer than on Monday.

There are 99 available adult ICU beds out of 671 in total (15% availability) and 369 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,277 (9% availability).

15/3/2022 Available beds (and percentage of available manned beds)
All over the country Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 5 Region 6 Region 7 Region 9
Adult ICU beds available 99(15%) 44 (13%) 15 (15%) 17 (19%) 7 (12%) 1 (10%) 8 (18%) 7 (27%)
Adult non-ICU beds available 369(9%) 93 (5%) 63 (9%) 63 (10%) 37 (9%) 15 (30%) 59 (15%) 39 (34%)

State-wide regions are as follows:

Region 1: Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Multnomah, Tillamook and Washington counties

Region 2: Benton, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties

Region 3: Coos, Curry, Douglas and Lane counties

Region 5: Jackson and Josephine counties

Region 6: Hood River, Gilliam, Sherman and Wasco counties

Region 7: Crook, Deschutes, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, and Wheeler counties

Region 9: Baker, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties

St. Charles Bend reported early Tuesday 18 COVID-19-positive patients, one of whom was in the intensive care unit and on a respirator. The ICU patient was not fully vaccinated, the hospital said, while nine of the 18 COVID-19 patients were not fully vaccinated.

The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between reporting times. The figures do not reflect admissions per. day, nor the length of hospital stays. Staffing constraints are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity.

More information on hospital capacity can be found here.

Vaccinations in Oregon

The OHA reported Tuesday that 2,826 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry Monday. Of the total, 304 were initial doses, 304 were second doses and 855 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 1,210 were administered on the previous days, but were entered in the vaccine registry on Monday.

The average of seven days is now 2,403 doses per. day.

Oregon has now administered 4,172,607 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 241,319 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,729,635 doses of Moderna and 269,559 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Tuesday, 3,168,610 people have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 2,876,447 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.

These data are preliminary and subject to change.

Updated vaccination data are provided on Oregon’s COVID-19 data dashboards and has been updated on Tuesday.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday are in the following counties: Benton (8), Clackamas (40), Clatsop (4), Columbia (2), Coos (6), Crook (3), Curry (1) ), Deschutes (20), Douglas (12), Grant (6), Hood River (3), Jackson (17), Jefferson (6), Josephine (10), Klamath (14), Lake (3), Lane ( 45), Lincoln (4), Linn (9), Marion (38), Multnomah (80), Polk (10), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (8), Wasco (4), Washington (61) and Yamhill (61). 4).

Oregons 6,886. COVID-19-related deaths is a 69-year-old woman from Washington County who tested positive Feb. 15 and died March 3 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,887. COVID-19-related deaths is a 58-year-old man from Clatsop County who died on November 21, 2021 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. The death certificate stated COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,888. COVID-19-related deaths is an 89-year-old man from Clackamas County who died Jan. 14 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. The death certificate stated COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,889. COVID-19-related deaths is a 91-year-old woman from Washington County who tested positive on January 21 and died on January 28 in her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,890. COVID-19-related deaths are an 86-year-old man from Malheur County who died Jan. 28 in his residence. The death certificate stated COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,891. COVID-19-related deaths is a 94-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Jan. 20 and died Jan. 28 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,892. COVID-19-related deaths are a 59-year-old man from Clackamas County who tested positive Jan. 19 and died Jan. 27 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregons 6,893. COVID-19-related deaths is an 89-year-old woman from Malheur County who tested positive January 27 and died January 30 in her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,894. COVID-19-related deaths is a 45-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive on December 29, 2021 and died on February 2 at Providence Portland Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregons 6,895. COVID-19-related deaths is an 82-year-old woman from Douglas County who tested positive on December 18, 2021 and died on January 29 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregons 6,896. COVID-19-related deaths is a 90-year-old man from Yamhill County who tested positive on January 25 and died March 1 in his residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregons 6,897. COVID-19-related deaths are an 85-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive March 3 and died March 9 at Three Rivers Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregons 6,898. COVID-19-related deaths is a 60-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive on Jan. 13 and died March 13 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Riverbend. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregons 6,899. COVID-19-related deaths is an 85-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Jan. 28 and died Feb. 11. Place of death and presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit the OHA Web site (English or Spanish), which has a breakdown of distribution and other information.

Oregon Health Authority

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