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Oregon reports 26 more COVID-19 related deaths, one from Jefferson County; 741 new cases

Oregon Health Authority

(Update: Adding details of newly reported deaths)

PORTLAND, Ore.  (KTVZ) — There are 26 newly reported COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, one from Jefferson County, raising the state’s death toll to 6,648, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.

OHA reported 741 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the state total to 694,649.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 460, which is 19 fewer than Monday. There are 74 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is 10 fewer than Monday.

There are 106 available adult ICU beds out of 655 total (16% availability) and 383 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,280 (9% availability).

3/1/2022 Available Beds (and Percentage of Staffed Beds Available)
 StatewideRegion 1Region 2Region 3Region 5Region 6Region 7Region 9
Adult ICU beds available106(16%)51(15%)6(6%)18(20%)11(19%)1(10%)15(38%)4(15%)
Adult non-ICU beds available383(9%)101(5%)29(4%)98(16%)49(11%)11(22%)57(16%)38(31%)

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 34 COVID-19-positive patients as of early Tuesday, three of whom were in the ICU, two on ventilators. Two of the three ICU patients were not fully vaccinated, the hospital said, while 17 of the 34 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 Tuesday that 6,098 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry Monday. Of that total, 390 were initial doses, 508 were second doses and 1,372 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 3,637 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry Monday.

The seven-day running average is now 3,751 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 4,147,340 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 234,526 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,714,002 doses of Moderna and 268,643 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of today, 3,159,556 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 2,865,150 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 Tuesday.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19-related cases reported Tuesday are in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (12), Clackamas (54), Clatsop (5), Columbia (22), Coos (11), Crook (7), Curry (9), Deschutes (51), Douglas (35), Gilliam (1), Grant (6), Harney (8), Hood River (6), Jackson (50), Jefferson (10), Josephine (23), Klamath (13), Lake (10), Lane (62), Lincoln (10), Linn (27), Malheur (10), Marion (57), Morrow (2), Multnomah (108), Polk (13), Umatilla (16), Union (8), Wasco (10), Washington (73) and Yamhill (8).

Oregon’s 6,623rd COVID-19-related death is an 86-year-old man from Lincoln County who tested positive Jan. 2 and died Jan. 12 at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,624th COVID-19-related death is a 102-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive Feb. 17 and died Feb. 25 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,625th COVID-19-related death is a 68-year-old man from Jefferson County who tested positive Feb. 21 and died Feb. 25 at St. Charles Bend. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,626th COVID-19-related death is a 75-year-old woman from Harney County who died Feb. 21 at Harney District Hospital. 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 6,627th COVID-19-related death is an 85-year-old woman from Douglas County who tested positive Feb. 25 and died Feb. 25 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,628th COVID-19-related death is a 70-year-old woman from Douglas County who tested positive Feb. 19 and died Feb. 26 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,629th COVID-19-related death is an 89-year-old woman from Coos County who tested positive Feb. 14 and died Feb. 27 at Bay Area Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,630th COVID-19-related death is a 68-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive Jan. 14 and died Feb. 25 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,631st COVID-19-related death is a 75-year-old man from Polk County who tested positive Jan. 26 and died Feb. 26 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,632nd COVID-19-related death is a 21-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Feb. 22 and died Feb. 25 at Adventist Health Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,633rd COVID-19-related death is a 92-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Feb. 22 and died Feb. 23 at Adventist Health Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,634th COVID-19-related death is a 37-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive Feb. 19 and died Feb. 19 at Adventist Health Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,635th COVID-19-related death is an 83-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive Jan. 14 and died Feb. 25 at Adventist Health Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,636th COVID-19-related death is a 38-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 27 and died Feb. 27 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,637th COVID-19-related death is an 80-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 22 and died Feb. 25 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,638th COVID-19-related death is a 73-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive Feb. 22 and died Feb. 27 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 6,639th COVID-19-related death is a 61-year-old man from Linn County who tested positive Feb. 8 and died Feb. 27. Location of death and presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,640th COVID-19-related death is an 84-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive Feb. 14 and died Feb. 25 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,641st COVID-19-related death is a 94-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive Feb. 24 and died Feb. 27 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,642nd COVID-19-related death is a 78-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive Feb. 13 and died Feb. 26 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,643rd COVID-19-related death is a 61-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive Feb. 12 and died Feb. 25 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,644th COVID-19-related death is an 86-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive Feb. 22 and died Feb. 26 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,645th COVID-19-related death is a 72-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive Feb. 1 and died Feb. 11 at her residence. She had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,646th COVID-19-related death is a 91-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive Jan. 24 and died Feb. 8 at his residence. He had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,647th COVID-19-related death is a 94-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive Jan. 20 and died Feb. 7 at his residence. He had underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 6,648th COVID-19-related death is a 79-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive Nov. 26, 2021 and died Jan. 31 at Providence Medford Medical Center. He had 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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