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Oregon reports 31 more COVID-19-related deaths, 8 from C. Oregon; 945 new cases

PORTLAND, Oregon (KTVZ) — There are 31 newly reported COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 5,299, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.

OHA said six of the newly reported deaths were from Deschutes County and two from Jefferson County.

OHA also reported 945 new confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 am today, bringing the state total to 397,421.

COVID-19 hospital admissions

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in all of Oregon is 405, which is 13 less than Monday. There are 110 COVID-19 patients in intensive care (ICU) beds, which is five fewer than Monday.

There are 63 available adult ICU beds out of 664 in total (9% availability) and 307 available non-ICU adult beds out of 4,156 (7% availability).

7-12-2021 Available beds (and percentage of manned beds available)
all over the state Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 5 Region 6 Region 7 Region 9
ICU beds for adults available 63 (9%) 30(9%) 6 (7%) 4(4%) 4(7%) 2 (20%) 10 (21%) 7 (27%)
Non-IC beds for adults available 307 (7%) 50(3%) 9 (2%) 74 (12%) 33(7%) 5 (10%) 80(19%) 56 (47%)

St. Charles reported 27 COVID-19 patients early Tuesday, three of whom were in the ICU and on a ventilator. None of the three ICU patients had been fully vaccinated and all were under the age of 60, while 21 of the 27 patients had not been fully vaccinated, the hospital reported.

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

Note: Please do not visit an emergency room for COVID-19 testing unless you need emergency care for your symptoms.

Emergency departments in Oregon are under a lot of pressure. You will find a test here. If you have a medical condition that does not require emergency care, talk to your provider. An emergency center can also help you get the care you need and will save emergency rooms from adding extra strain.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here.

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA reported on Tuesday that 21,941 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the national vaccination register on Monday. Of that total, 1,435 were initial doses, 1,487 second doses, and 6,435 third doses and booster doses. The remaining 12,530 were administered on previous days, but were entered into the vaccine registry on Monday.

The seven-day running average is now 20,306 doses per day.

Oregon has now delivered 3,574,834 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 103,285 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,318,249 doses of Moderna, and 246,659 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Tuesday, 2,972,366 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,695,567 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.

This information is provisional and subject to change.

Updated vaccination data is provided on Oregon’s COVID-19 data dashboards and was updated Monday.

Remark: As of Sunday, Oregon had administered 3,566,711 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty. The update number corrects the number of Pfizer doses listed in Monday’s daily media release.

Cases and Deaths

The new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday are in the following counties: Baker (6), Benton (14), Clackamas (67), Clatsop (4), Columbia (11), Coos (48 ), Crook (16 ), Curry (4), Deschutes (52), Douglas (30), Grant (1), Harney (2), Hood River (14), Jackson (57), Jefferson (13), Josephine ( 30), Klamath (24), Lake (1), Lane (58), Lincoln (12), Linn (39), Malheur (5), Marion (103), Morrow (5), Multnomah (98), Polk ( 36), Sherman (2), Tillamook (8), Umatilla (23), Union (5), Wallow (2), Wasco (11), Washington (107) and Yamhill (37).

Note: An updated press release will follow with additional information on cases and death.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit the OHA (English or Spanish) webpage, which lists distribution and other information.