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Oregon reports 39 more COVID-19 related deaths, one from Jefferson County; 5,143 new cases

Oregon Health Authority

(Update: Details of newly reported deaths released)

Weekly report shows sharp drop in cases, rise in hospitalizations; deaths more than double

PORTLAND, Ore.  (KTVZ) — There are 39 newly reported COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, one from Jefferson County, raising the state’s death toll to 6,163, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday.

OHA reported 5,143 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, bringing the state total to 643,973.

COVID-19 weekly cases sharply drop, hospitalizations, deaths increase

OHA’s COVID-19 Weekly Report, released Wednesday, showed a marked decline in weekly cases, but higher hospitalizations and deaths.

OHA reported 43,606 new cases of COVID-19 during the week of Monday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Jan. 30 – a 22% decline from last week, and the lowest weekly total in four weeks.

There were 739 new COVID-19-related hospitalizations, a 13.9% increase over the previous week. COVID-19-related deaths more than doubled to 147 for the week.

Reported COVID-19 test results dropped by 14%. Test positivity declined slightly from 24.5% to 22.6%. There were 249,556 tests administered.

Wednesday’s COVID-19 Weekly Outbreak Report shows 310 total active outbreaks in care facilities, senior living communities and congregate living settings with three or more confirmed COVID-19 cases or one or more COVID-19 related deaths in this week’s Outbreak Report. That’s up from 273 last week.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 1,104, which is nine fewer than Tuesday. There are 193 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is 15 more than Tuesday.

There are 50 available adult ICU beds out of 658 total (8% availability) and 257 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,151 (6% availability).

2/2/2022 Available Beds (and Percentage of Staffed Beds Available)
 StatewideRegion 1Region 2Region 3Region 5Region 6Region 7Region 9
Adult ICU beds available50(8%)19 (6%)4(5%)11(12%)4(7%)0(0%)3(7%)9(35%)
Adult non-ICU beds available257(6%)46(2%)6(1%)66 (12%)38(9%)11(23%)49 (11%)41(34%)

Statewide 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 76 COVID-19-positive patients as of early Tuesday, eight of whom were in the ICU, seven on ventilator. Five of the seven ICU patients were not fully vaccinated, the hospital said, while 52 of the 76 COVID patients were not fully vaccinated.

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 Wednesday that 10,436 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry Tuesday. Of that total, 963 were initial doses, 992 were second doses and 3,322 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 5,036 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry Tuesday.

The seven-day running average is now 9,355 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 4,057,860 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 212,622 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,663,603 doses of Moderna and 265,393 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Wednesday, 3,130,307 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 2,829,796 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 Wednesday.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday are in the following counties: Baker (30), Benton (197), Clackamas (332), Clatsop (37), Columbia (52), Coos (93), Crook (64), Curry (19), Deschutes (305), Douglas (143), Gilliam (4), Grant (6), Harney (22), Hood River (24), Jackson (389), Jefferson (29), Josephine (125), Klamath (83), Lake (16), Lane (449), Lincoln (98), Linn (289), Malheur (15), Marion (561), Morrow (11), Multnomah (628), Polk (144), Sherman (2), Tillamook (28), Umatilla (114), Union (43), Wallowa (12), Wasco (30), Washington (511), Yamhill (238).

Note: Several of these reported deaths are from earlier in 2021 due to data reconciliation.

Oregon’s 6,125th COVID-19-related death is a 43-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive May 5, 2021, and died May 20, 2021, at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,126th COVID-19-related death is a 41-year-old man from Clackamas County who tested positive May 3, 2021, and died June 3, 2021, at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,127th COVID-19-related death is a 57-year-old woman from Clatsop County who tested positive July 30, 2021, and died Aug. 7, 2021, at Columbia Memorial Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,128th COVID-19-related death is a 51-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Aug. 17, 2021, and died Aug. 25, 2021, at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,129th COVID-19-related death is a 59-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Aug. 20, 2021, and died Aug. 30, 2021, at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,130th COVID-19-related death is an 80-year-old woman from Clackamas County who tested positive June 30, 2021, and died Aug. 25, 2021, at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,131st COVID-19-related death is a 65-year-old woman from Yamhill County who tested positive Aug. 26, 2021, and died Sept. 4, 2021, at Providence Portland Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,132nd COVID-19-related death is a 98-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Aug. 29, 2021, and died Sept. 20, 2021, at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,133rd COVID-19-related death is a 68-year-old man from Clackamas County who tested positive Dec. 7, 2021, and died Dec. 18, 2021, at Providence Milwaukie Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,134th COVID-19-related death is a 74-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Aug. 24, 2021, and died Dec. 19, 2021, at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. 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 6,135th COVID-19-related death is an 81-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Dec. 9, 2021, and died Dec. 19, 2021, at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,136th COVID-19-related death is a 50-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive Dec. 14, 2021, and died Dec. 20, 2021, at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,137th COVID-19-related death is a 65-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Nov. 28, 2021, and died Dec. 20, 2021, at Adventist Health Portland. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,138th COVID-19-related death is a 97-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Dec. 10, 2021, and died Dec. 21, 2021, at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,139th COVID-19-related death is a 30-year-old man from Hood River County who tested positive Dec. 21, 2021, and died Dec. 22, 2021, at Providence Portland Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,140th COVID-19-related death is a 55-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Dec. 22, 2021, and died Dec. 22, 2021, at his residence.  Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,141st COVID-19-related death is a 51-year-old man from Multnomah County who died May 20, 2021, 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. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,142nd COVID-19-related death is a 65-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive Jan. 7 and died Jan. 25 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,143rd COVID-19-related death is an 89-year-old woman from Jefferson County who tested positive Jan. 24 and died Jan. 25 at her residence.  Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,144th COVID-19-related death is a 44-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive Jan. 30 and died Jan. 31 at Providence Medford Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,145th COVID-19-related death is a 91-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive Jan. 21 and died Jan. 31 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,146th COVID-19-related death is an 81-year-old man from Harney County who tested positive Jan. 18 and died Jan. 31 at Harney District Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,147th COVID-19-related death is an 81-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive Jan. 22 and died Jan. 31 at Mercy Medical Center.  Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,148th COVID-19-related death is a 79-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive Jan. 11 and died Feb. 1 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,149th COVID-19-related death is a 68-year-old woman from Curry County who died Sept. 4, 2021, at her residence. 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 6,150th COVID-19-related death is a 98-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 28 and died Jan. 29 at OHSU Hillsboro Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,151st COVID-19-related death is an 88-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 25 and died Jan. 31 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,152nd COVID-19-related death is a 90-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 23 and died Jan. 23 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,153rd COVID-19-related death is a 62-year-old woman from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 23 and died Jan. 25 at OHSU Hillsboro Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,154th COVID-19-related death is an 87-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 15 and died Jan. 27 at Providence St Vincent Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,155th COVID-19-related death is a 69-year-old woman from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 11 and died Jan. 17 at Providence St Vincent Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,156th COVID-19-related death is an 83-year-old man from Yamhill County who tested positive Jan. 20 and died Jan. 31 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,157th COVID-19-related death is a 61-year-old man from Yamhill County who tested positive Jan. 28 and died Jan. 29 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,158th COVID-19-related death is a 70-year-old woman from Yamhill County who tested positive Jan. 18 and died Jan. 30 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,159th COVID-19-related death is a 78-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 21 and died Jan. 26 at Santiam Memorial Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,160th COVID-19-related death is an 82-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 19 and died Jan. 24 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,161st COVID-19-related death is a 94-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 18 and died Jan. 26 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,162nd COVID-19-related death is a 92-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 16 and died Jan. 25 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,163rd COVID-19-related death is a 59-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 9 and died Jan. 27 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Updated information is known about Oregon’s 5898th COVID-19-related death, reported Jan. 19, of an 86-year-old man from Benton County. He was originally reported as a Linn 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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