Oregon reviews 2 extra COVID-19 deaths, 336 new instances


Company additionally corrects information convention information: 1 in four seniors have acquired vaccinations thus far, not 1 in 3

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are two new COVID-19 associated deaths in Oregon, elevating the state’s dying toll to 2,206, the Oregon Well being Authority reported Friday.

OHA additionally reported 336 new confirmed and presumptive instances of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, bringing the state complete to 154,878.

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA reported that 30,594 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations had been added Friday to the state immunization registry. Of this complete, 22,353 doses had been administered on Thursday and eight,241 had been administered on earlier days however had been entered into the vaccine registry on Thursday.

Cumulative every day totals can take a number of days to finalize as a result of suppliers have 72 hours to report doses administered and technical challenges have brought on many suppliers to lag of their reporting. OHA has been offering technical help to vaccination websites to enhance the timeliness of their information entry into the state’s ALERT Immunization Data System (IIS).

Oregon has now administered a cumulative complete of 911,648 first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Thus far, 1,177,945 doses of vaccine have been delivered to websites throughout Oregon.

These information are preliminary and topic to vary.

St. Charles Well being System reported 24,561 COVID-19 vaccinations given as of early Friday.

OHA’s dashboards present recurrently up to date vaccination information, and Oregon’s dashboard has been up to date Friday.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The variety of hospitalized sufferers with COVID-19 throughout Oregon is 152, which is 4 fewer than Thursday. There are 34 COVID-19 sufferers in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is 4 fewer than Thursday.

The whole variety of sufferers in hospital beds could fluctuate between report instances. The numbers don’t mirror admissions per day, nor the size of hospital keep. Staffing limitations should not captured on this information and should additional restrict mattress capability.

St. Charles Bend reported 14 COVID-19 sufferers as of four a.m. Friday, two of whom had been within the ICU, one on a ventilator.

Extra details about hospital capability could be discovered right here.

Instances and deaths

The brand new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 instances reported Friday are within the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (7), Clackamas (20), Columbia (5), Coos (15), Curry (8), Deschutes (17), Douglas (19), Harney (1), Hood River (1), Jackson (16), Jefferson (1), Josephine (14), Klamath (9), Lane (28), Linn (12), Malheur (2), Marion (38), Morrow (2), Multnomah (47), Polk (10), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (8), Union (6), Washington (38) and Yamhill (8).

Notice: Because of a server error, a big quantity of digital laboratory reviews (ELRs) weren’t processed till after enterprise hours Thursday. Friday’s check counts embody all ELRs acquired Thursday. Case counts are decrease than anticipated as a result of native well being departments weren’t capable of create instances from constructive ELRs that had been acquired after hours.

Oregon’s 2,205th COVID-19 dying is a 73-year-old man in Douglas County who examined constructive on Feb. 10 and died on Feb. 24 at Mercy Medical Heart. He had underlying situations.

Oregon’s 2,206th COVID-19 dying is a 55-year-old man in Umatilla County who examined constructive on Jan. 28 and died on Feb. 23 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Heart. Presence of underlying situations is being confirmed.

Be taught extra about COVID-19 vaccinations

Throughout Friday’s information convention, OHA mistakenly reported the present share of Oregon seniors vaccinated was one in three. That’s an error. The proper share is one in 4, or 25%. OHA stated it “regrets this miscalculation.”

On Friday, OHA additionally offered updates on Oregon’s vaccination program and vaccination eligibility:

  • Vaccine eligibility will open to folks 65 and older on March 1. We count on to have been allotted sufficient vaccines to immunize at the very least 75% of all seniors March 29, weeks forward of our authentic timelines.
  • The primary members of most people might be eligible for the COVID vaccine no later than June 1 and remaining teams of most people on July 1.

A revised sequencing infographic highlights the updates (we have now in in our story on the information convention).

To study extra in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine scenario in Oregon, go to OHA’s webpage, which has a breakdown of distribution and different helpful info.



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