Oregon Reports 43 More COVID-19 Deaths, 2,414 New Cases, Increase to 1,162 Hospitalizations

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – There are 43 new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 3,198, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Tuesday.

The OHA also reported 2,414 new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the state total to 276,286.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospital patients with COVID-19 in Oregon is 1,162, 42 more than Monday. There are 322 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, six more than Monday.

There are 43 available adult intensive care beds out of a total of 674 (6% availability) and 298 non-intensive care adult beds out of 4,288 (7% availability).

St. Charles reported 75 COVID-19 patients early Tuesday, nine of whom were in intensive care, including eight on ventilators. Sixty of 75 patients and six of nine patients in the ICU were not fully immunized.

The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between reporting times. Figures do not reflect admissions per day or length of hospital stay. Staff limitations are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity.

Note: Please do not go to an emergency department for a COVID-19 test unless you need emergency care for your symptoms. Oregon emergency services are under significant pressure to respond to the current outbreak of COVID-19. You can find a trial here.

If you have a medical condition that does not require emergency care, contact your health care provider. An emergency care center can also help you get the care you need and take extra pressure off the emergency room.

More information on hospital capacity can be found here.

Vaccinations in Oregon

The OHA reported Tuesday that 9,259 new doses of COVID-19 vaccines were added to the state’s immunization registry on Monday. Of this total, 4,656 were administered on Monday: 2,388 were initial doses and 1,542 were second doses. The remaining 4,603 were administered the previous days, but were entered in the vaccine registry on Monday.

The seven-day moving average is now 8,554 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 2,812,341 first and second doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 1,845,432 first and second doses of Moderna, and 199,233 single doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Tuesday, 2,629,110 people received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,402,714 people completed a series of COVID-19 vaccines.

These data are preliminary and subject to change.

Updated immunization data is provided on Oregon’s COVID-19 Data Dashboards and was updated on Tuesday.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday are in the following counties: Baker (12), Benton (47), Clackamas (149), Clatsop (8), Columbia (22), Coos (87), Crook (45), Curry (14), Deschutes (137), Douglas (178), Gilliam (1), Grant (7), Harney (21), Hood River (3), Jackson (118), Jefferson (27), Joséphine (112), Klamath (87), Lake (18), Lane (170), Lincoln (8), Linn (169), Malheur (73), Marion (188), Morrow (6), Multnomah (210), Polk (94), Tillamook (22), Umatilla (86), Union (12), Wallowa (7), Wasco (30), Washington (148) and Yamhill (98).

Note: Information on COVID-19-related deaths will follow in an updated press release.

Oregon Updates Non-Viable Vaccine Disclosure1,2,3

The OHA non-viable vaccine table has been moved to the Table dashboard. You can find the link to the weekly tab here. The OHA reports updates on unused vaccines every Tuesday in our daily press release.

Vaccine type Recalled doses Not viable, spoiled or expired Final sum
Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine 17,457 17,457
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 85 911 85 911
Pfizer Committee 41 827 41 827
Total 0 145 195 145 195

1Updated: 08/31/21

2Data source: ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS)

3Data is preliminary and subject to change.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit the OHA webpage (in English or Spanish), which features a distribution breakdown and other information.

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