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

Oregon Health Authority

(Update: Adding details of deaths)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 31 newly reported COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising 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 were from Jefferson County.

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

COVID-19 hospitalizations

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

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

12/7/2021 Available Beds (and Percentage of Staffed Beds Available)
 StatewideRegion 1Region 2Region 3Region 5Region 6Region 7Region 9
Adult ICU beds available63(9%)30(9%)6(7%)4(4%)4(7%)2(20%)10(21%)7(27%)
Adult non-ICU beds available307(7%)50(3%)9(2%)74(12%)33(7%)5(10%)80(19%)56(47%)

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

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

Note: Please do not visit an emergency department for COVID-19 testing, unless you require emergency care for your symptoms.

Emergency departments in Oregon are under significant strain. You can find a test here. If you have a medical condition that doesn’t require emergency care, contact your provider. An urgent care center may also help you get the care you need and will save emergency departments from added strain.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here.

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA reported Tuesday that 21,941 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry on Monday. Of that total, 1,435 were initial doses, 1,487 were second doses and 6,435 were 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 administered 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.

These data are preliminary and subject to change.

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

Note: 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 presumptive 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).

Oregon’s 5,269th COVID-19 related death is a 61-year-old woman from Clackamas County who tested positive Sept. 21 and died Sept. 30 at Providence Portland Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,270th COVID-19 related death is a 70-year-old woman from Klamath County who tested positive Sept. 14 and died Oct. 1 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,271st COVID-19 related death is an 89-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 14 and died Oct. 1 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,272nd death is a 78-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Sept. 8 and died Oct. 23 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,273rd COVID-19 related death is a 62-year-old man from Deschutes County who tested positive Oct. 12 and died Oct. 26 at St. Charles Bend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,274th COVID-19 related death is a 50-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Oct. 21 and died Nov. 7 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,275th COVID-19 related death is a 98-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Oct. 4 and died Oct. 18 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,276th COVID-19 related death is a 95-year-old woman from Wasco County who tested positive Oct. 1 and died Nov. 3 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,277th COVID-19 related death is a 64-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Oct. 9 and died Oct. 23 at Kaiser Westside Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,278th COVID-19 related death is an 83-year-old woman from Washington County who tested positive Oct. 20 and died Nov. 2 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,279th COVID-19 related death is a 75-year-old man from Jefferson County who tested positive Oct. 28 and died Oct. 27 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,280th COVID-19 related death is an 84-year-old woman from Deschutes County who tested positive Nov. 1 and died Nov. 10 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,281st COVID-19 related death is a 59-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Oct. 7 and died Oct. 29 at Adventist Health Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,282nd COVID-19 related death is an 88-year-old man from Clackamas County who tested positive Oct. 22 and died Oct. 29 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,283rd COVID-19 related death is a 59-year-old man from Deschutes County who tested positive Oct. 25 and died Oct. 26 at St. Charles Bend. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,284th COVID-19 related death is a 47-year-old man from Deschutes County who tested positive Oct. 10 and died Oct. 10 at St. Charles Bend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,285th COVID-19 related death is a 96-year-old woman from Lincoln County who tested positive Oct. 4 and died Oct. 18 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,286th COVID-19 related death is a 48-year-old man from Lincoln County who tested positive Nov. 3 and died Dec. 3 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,287th COVID-19 related death is a 94-year-old man from Lane County who died Sept. 22 at his residence. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,288th COVID-19 related death is an 81-year-old woman from Josephine County who tested positive Nov. 19 and died Dec. 5 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. She had no underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,289th COVID-19 related death is a 75-year-old man from Jefferson County who died Sept. 18 at St. Charles Bend. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,290th COVID-19 related death is a 72-year-old woman from Deschutes County who tested positive Sept. 28 and died Oct. 11 at St. Charles Bend. She had no underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,291st COVID-19 related death is an 85-year-old woman from Deschutes County who died Sept. 3 at St. Charles Bend. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,292nd COVID-19 related death is a 78-year-old woman from Clackamas County who tested positive Sept. 24 and died Oct. 15 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,293rd COVID-19 related death is an 87-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Sept. 22 and died Oct. 26 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,294th COVID-19 related death is an 85-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Oct. 21 and died Nov. 19 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,295th COVID-19 related death is a 58-year-old man from Malheur County who died on Aug. 26 at his residence. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,296th COVID-19 related death is a 72-year-old woman from Lincoln County who tested positive Nov. 22 and died Dec. 5. Location of death and presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,297th COVID-19 related death is a 45-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Dec. 2 and died Nov. 30 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 5,298th COVID-19 related death is a 60-year-old man from Union County who tested positive Nov. 20 and died Dec. 5 at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 5,299th COVID-19 related death is a 69-year-old man from Multnomah County who died Oct. 18 at his residence. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.

Updated information is known about Oregon’s 5,244th COVID-19 related death, a 69-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Oct. 12 and died Oct. 24 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He was originally reported as an 80-year-old man who died Oct. 14 at his residence.

Updated information is known about Oregon’s 5,268th COVID-19 related death, a 93-year-old woman from Klamath County. She was originally reported as a Josephine County resident.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations  

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

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18 Comments

    1. When we get the detailed list, it likely will show several of those deaths were days if not weeks, perhaps months ago. So they are newly reported, but not that recent. OHA has been adding delayed death reports for several weeks, due to technical issues they reported several weeks ago.

        1. Agreed. But will disagree. Not all Covid deaths are Covid. Many are very sick people that would’ve died but got called Covid. I do recognize there are Covid deaths FYI.

    2. My neighbor just passed today from covid. St. Charles is a SAVUD hospital and they didnt give the patient any therapeutics, just sedated and ventilated until death. Sad to say but if they had gone to another hospital that actually treats their patients, they might still be alive today

  1. Sounds like we need to apply what we have learned in defeating the FLU to covid. Nobody gets the FLU anymore and I don’t see signs advertising free FLU shots.

    1. Well Shmoe- it’s a good question… but I don’t think yer gonna get an honest answer from a far left- border line radical news agency like the local Z. They been protecting Brownies hinnie for years now… they just think yer all too dumb to see it… Sorry bout that !

    2. I was literally just going to ask this question too. Good to see people living in the very few states that still have mask mandates questioning this crap. To see our governor in Washington DC without a mask in a gigantic gala party while our state is about to implement a permanent mask mandate. Meanwhile she burned how many fossil fuels to fly there and claims me and my fellow citizens of this wonderful state are killing our climate and burning down the forest by driving while she could’ve zoomed during this party of elites. Go ahead Tizo or Bob, you people that get off on the over reaching powers, explain this crap to us. No masks by the Guvna. Guvna burns more fossil fuels than about 100 families a year. Why does any Oregon citizen comply? No masks. No Vaxx. Kiss our ass. https://twitter.com/pnw_working_mom/status/1468437079935766531?s=21

    3. It’s not deemed newsworthy to the z Joe and as bghw said and the 🐿️ in the 🌲 would agree, they run protection for brown by any means necessary. They’re probably all for the permanent mask malarkey, as if you recall the story they ran back in the spring where they showed 4 or 5 people they “randomly” interviewed who were gung ho for it. Barney’s crew is probably on her payroll and will say she doesn’t need a mask as she’s triple vaccinated.🤨

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