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Oregon reports 58 more weekend COVID-19 deaths, 5 from CO; 2,125 new cases

(Update: 5 more deaths reported in Central Oregon)

PORTLAND, Oregon (KTVZ) — 58 new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Oregon this weekend, pushing the state’s death toll to 4,620, the Oregon Health Authority said Monday.

Central Oregon health departments said the newly reported deaths included five from Central Oregon: three from Deschutes County and one from Crook and Jefferson counties. Details will come later from the OHA.

OHA also reported 2,125 new confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, bringing the state total to 374,253.

The 58 new deaths and 2,125 new cases reported today include data recorded by counties for the three-day period between Friday, Nov. 5 and Sunday, Nov. 7.

COVID-19 hospital admissions

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in all of Oregon is 520, which is three less than Sunday. There are 134 COVID-19 patients on beds in the intensive care unit (ICU), which is two more than on Sunday.

There are 61 available adult ICU beds out of 673 in total (9% availability) and 289 available non-ICU adult beds out of 4,081 (7% availability).

8-11-2021 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 61 (9%) 22(6%) 5 (6%) 18 (20%) 3(5%) 2 (20%) 3(7%) 8 (31%)
Non-IC beds for adults available 289 (7%) 62(3%) 12 (2%) 79(14%) 40 (9%) 7 (14%) 41(10%) 48 (41%)

St. Charles Bend reported 59 COVID-19 patients early Monday, 12 of whom were in the ICU, with nine on a ventilator. None of the 12 ICU patients had been fully vaccinated, the hospital reported, while 42 of the 59 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.

Caution: Do not go to an emergency department 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 healthcare provider. An emergency center can also help you get the care you need and will save emergency departments from extra strain.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here.

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA reported Monday that 6,867 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the national vaccination register on Sunday. Of that total, 1,092 were initial doses, 157 were second doses, and 1,837 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 3,774 were administered the previous days, but were entered into the vaccine registry on Sunday.

The seven-day running average is now 15,907 doses per day.

Oregon has now delivered 3,356,298 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 791 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,075,633 doses of Moderna, and 232,706 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Monday, 2,838,131 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,625,098 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.

Cases and Deaths

The new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported Monday are in the following counties: Baker (7), Benton (43), Clackamas (205), Clatsop (17), Columbia (28), Coos (38 ), Crook (10), Curry (1), Deschutes (249), Douglas (61), Grant (2), Hood River (12), Jackson (85), Jefferson (36), Josephine (50), Klamath ( 21), Lane (169), Lincoln (22), Linn (97), Malheur (7), Marion (159), Morrow (12), Multnomah (366), Polk (31), Tillamook (29), Umatilla ( 29), Union (6), Wallowa (2), Wasco (14), Washington (250) and Yamhill (67).

Oregon reports 913 confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases as of November 5, 735 new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases as of November 6, and 477 new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases as of November 7.

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.