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Oregon reports 35 more COVID-19 related deaths, 1 from Jefferson County; 1,160 new cases

Oregon Health Authority

(Update: Adding details of newly reported deaths)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 35 newly reported COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, one from Jefferson County, raising the state’s death toll to 6,519, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday.

OHA reported 1,160 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, bringing the state total to 690,481.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 579, which is 18 fewer than Tuesday. There are 110 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is one more than Tuesday.

There are 93 available adult ICU beds out of 672 total (14% availability) and 304 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,352 (7% availability).

2/23/2022 Available Beds (and Percentage of Staffed Beds Available)
 StatewideRegion 1Region 2Region 3Region 5Region 6Region 7Region 9
Adult ICU beds available93(14%)40(12%)8(8%)19(21%)6(10%)0(0%)16(36%)4(15%)
Adult non-ICU beds available304(7%)81(4%)15(2%)40(6%)44(10%)7(14%)68(17%)49(40%)

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 35 COVID-19-positive patients as of early Wednesday, three of whom were in the ICU, two on ventilators. Both of the ICU patients were fully vaccinated, the hospital said, while 21 of the 35 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 5,564 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry on Tuesday. Of that total, 439 were initial doses, 706 were second doses and 1,391 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 2,876 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry Tuesday.

The seven-day running average is now 4,514 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 4,133,365 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 231,403 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,704,980 doses of Moderna and 268,108 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Wednesday, 3,154,372 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 2,859,242 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 (2), Benton (19), Clackamas (78), Clatsop (6), Columbia (23), Coos (17), Crook (13), Curry (24), Deschutes (69), Douglas (42), Gilliam (1), Harney (3), Hood River (5), Jackson (118), Jefferson (24), Josephine (13), Klamath (11), Lake (3), Lane (87), Lincoln (14), Linn (38), Malheur (17), Marion (107), Morrow (4), Multnomah (166), Polk (27), Tillamook (12), Umatilla (22), Union (19), Wallowa (2), Wasco (26), Washington (120) and Yamhill (28).

Oregon’s 4,448th and 5,384th COVID-19-related deaths, reported on Nov. 3, 2021, and Dec. 13, 2021, respectively, were identified to be the same person. Because of this update, OHA is renumbering its report to start with 6,485 Wednesday.

Oregon’s 6,485th COVID-19-related death is 88-year-old man from Jefferson County who tested positive Feb. 10 and died Feb. 21 at St. Charles Bend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,486th COVID-19-related death is 76-year-old man from Coos County who tested positive Feb. 4 and died Feb. 19 at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,487th COVID-19-related death is 65-year-old man from Coos County who tested positive Feb. 2 and died Feb. 18 at Bay Area Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,488th COVID-19-related death is 94-year-old man from Baker County who tested positive Jan. 26 and died Jan. 31 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,489th COVID-19-related death is 81-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 12 and died Feb. 20 at OHSU Hillsboro Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,490th COVID-19-related death is 79-year-old man from Umatilla County who tested positive Jan. 24 and died Feb.17 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,491st COVID-19-related death is 79-year-old man from Polk County who tested positive Feb. 16 and died at his residence. The date of his death is being confirmed. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,492nd COVID-19-related death is 78-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Feb. 18 and died Feb. 20 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,493rd COVID-19-related death is 60-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Feb. 16 and died Feb. 17 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,494th COVID-19-related death is 56-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Feb. 14 and died Feb. 20 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,495th COVID-19-related death is 85-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Jan. 25 and died Feb.13 at Providence Portland Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,496th COVID-19-related death is 80-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 1 and died Feb.18 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,497th COVID-19-related death is 23-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 18 and died Feb. 20 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,498th COVID-19-related death is 95-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 14 and died Feb.19 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,499th COVID-19-related death is 79-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Feb.12 and died Feb.19 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,500th COVID-19-related death is 91-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 25 and died Feb. 19 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,501st COVID-19-related death is 79-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 10 and died Feb.19 at Santiam Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,502nd COVID-19-related death is 94-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 27 and died Feb. 17 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,503rd COVID-19-related death is 68-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 1 and died Feb. 19 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,504th COVID-19-related death is 97-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 28 and died Feb. 14 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,505th COVID-19-related death is 50-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Jan. 28 and died Feb.14 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,506th COVID-19-related death is 66-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Dec. 20, 2021 and died Feb. 19 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,507th COVID-19-related death is 69-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 20 and died Feb. 20 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,508th COVID-19-related death is 70-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 15 and died Feb. 16 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,509th COVID-19-related death is 94-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 10 and died Feb.17 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,510th COVID-19-related death is 78-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 8 and died Feb. 21 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,511st COVID-19-related death is 86-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 7 and died Feb. 20 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,512th COVID-19-related death is 51-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 4 and died Feb.19 at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,513th COVID-19-related death is 81-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Jan. 26 and died Feb.20 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,514th COVID-19-related death is 73-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive Feb. 14 and died Feb. 17 at Ashland Community Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,515th COVID-19-related death is 80-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive Jan. 21 and died Jan. 28 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,516th COVID-19-related death is 53-year-old man from Gilliam County who tested positive Jan. 20 and died Jan. 21 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,517th COVID-19-related death is 66-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive Feb. 20 and died Feb. 21 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,518th COVID-19-related death is 70-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive Jan. 14 and died Feb. 2 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,519th COVID-19-related death is 92-year-old woman from Douglas County who tested positive Jan. 17 and died Jan. 13 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

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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