OHA reports 44 new COVID-19 deaths, 2,040 new cases

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There are 44 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 3,490, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon’s 3,483 COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old woman from Crook County who tested positive on Sept. 11 and died on Sept. 13 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 3,484 COVID-19 death is a 78-year-old man from Crook County who tested positive on Sept. 8 and died on Sept. 11 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 3,485 COVID-19 death is a 51-year-old man from Crook County who tested positive on Aug. 30 and died on Sept. 4 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 3,486 COVID-19 death is an 85-year-old woman from Crook County who tested positive on Aug. 13 and died on Sept. 13 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 3,451 COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old man from Deschutes County who tested positive on Sept. 4 and died on Sept. 10 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon Health Authority reported 2,040 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 303,532.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (18), Benton (29), Clackamas (160), Clatsop (35), Columbia (21), Coos (72), Crook (45), Curry (17), Deschutes (119), Douglas (102), Gilliam (2), Grant (17), Harney (15), Hood River (13), Jackson (117), Jefferson (15), Josephine (44), Klamath (86), Lake (36), Lane (136), Lincoln (11), Linn (69), Malheur (99), Marion (205), Morrow (14), Multnomah (155), Polk (44), Sherman (1), Tillamook (9), Umatilla (80), Union (5), Wallowa (5), Wasco (20), Washington (160) and Yamhill (64).

COVID-19 hospitalizations

St. Charles reported Tuesday they were caring for 87 COVID-19 patients, with 15 in the ICU and 14 on ventilators.

Only one of the 15 patients in the ICU is fully vaccinated.

Two others are under the age of 60 and not fully vaccinated.

Of the total number of patients, 78 are not fully vaccinated, and the other nine are fully vaccinated.

There are 23 patients under the age of 60 in the hospital, while the remaining 55 are over 60.

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 1,082, which is seven more than yesterday. There are 288 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is 14 more than yesterday.

There are 48 available adult ICU beds out of 656 total (7% availability) and 337 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,282 (8% availability).

Available Beds

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 responding to the current surge in COVID-19. 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

Today, OHA reported that 8,392 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry on Sept. 13.

Of this total, 4,301 were administered on Sept. 13: 2,307 were initial doses, 1,447 were second doses and 516 were third doses. The remaining 4,091 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on Sept. 13.

The seven-day running average is now 7,403 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 2,886,031 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 1,875,138 doses of Moderna and 206,735 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of today, 2,685,261 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,443,376 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 today.

Oregon updates non-viable vaccine disclosure1,2,3

OHA’s non-viable vaccine table has been moved to the Tableau dashboard. You can find the link to the weekly tab here. OHA reports updates on vaccines not being used each Tuesday in our daily media release.

Vaccine type Doses recalled Non-viable, spoiled or expired Grand total
Janssen COVID-19 vaccine 21,351 21,351
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 103,778 103,778
Pfizer Comirnaty 51,344 51,344
Grand total 0 176,473 176,473

1Updated: 09/14/21

2Data source: ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS)

3Data is preliminary and subject to change.

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