Oregon reports 52 more COVID-19-related deaths, 785 new cases – Community News
Covid-19

Oregon reports 52 more COVID-19-related deaths, 785 new cases

PORTLAND, Oregon (KTVZ) — There are 52 new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 4,855, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.

OHA also reported 785 new confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the state total to 380,866.

COVID-19 hospital admissions

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in all of Oregon is 452, which is nine fewer than Monday. There are 108 COVID-19 patients on beds in intensive care (ICU), which is one less than Monday.

There are 62 available adult IC beds of a total of 683 (9% availability) and 294 available adult non-IC beds of 4,108 (7% availability).

16-11-2021 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 62(9%) 23 (6%) 10 (11%) 10 (11%) 4(7%) 3 (30%) 8 (17%) 4(15%)
Non-IC beds for adults available 294(7%) 66(3%) 26(5%) 51 (9%) 29(7%) 12 (25%) 65(15%) 45 (38%)

St. Charles-Bend reported 55 COVID-19 patients early Tuesday, 12 of whom were in the ICU, with 11 on a ventilator. Ten of the 12 ICU patients had not been fully vaccinated, the hospital said, while 47 of the 55 patients had not been fully vaccinated.

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 due to the current wave of COVID-19. 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 Tuesday that 16,888 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the national vaccination register on Monday.

Of that total, 8,890 were administered that day. There were 2,110 initial doses, 500 second doses, and 6,224 third and booster doses. The remaining 7,998 doses were administered on previous days, but were entered into the vaccine registry on Monday.

The seven-day running average is now 16,642 doses per day.

Oregon has now delivered 3,405,808 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 33,783 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,138,105 doses of Moderna, and 236,486 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Tuesday, 2,884,831 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,636,380 people have completed a series of COVID-19 vaccines.

This information is provisional and subject to change.

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

The new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday are in the following counties: Baker (10), Benton (22), Clackamas (36), Clatsop (3), Columbia (7), Coos (34 ), Crook (22 ), Curry (1), Deschutes (59), Douglas (20), Gilliam (1), Harney (1), Hood River (6), Jackson (88), Jefferson (6), Josephine ( 6), Klamath (1), Lake (10), Lane (31), Lincoln (1), Linn (34), Malheur (14), Marion (85), Morrow (7), Multnomah (104), Polk ( 41), Sherman (1), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (21), Union (1), Wallowa (1), Wasco (12), Washington (88) and Yamhill (10).

Note: More information about the cases and deaths will be provided in an updated press release.

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.