There is one new COVID-19 related death in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,833 the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday.
Oregon Health Authority also reported 421 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 213,730.
Vaccinations in Oregon
On Wednesday, OHA reported that 6,484 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry.
The seven-day running average is now 4,625 doses per day.
Oregon has now administered 2,624,412 first and second doses of Pfizer, 1,771,412 first and second doses of Moderna and 177,264 single doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.
As of today, 2,457,522 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,285,052 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 151, which is four fewer than day prior. There are 37 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds, which is seven fewer than Tuesday.
Cases and deaths
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (6), Clackamas (26), Clatsop (5), Columbia (7), Coos (4), Crook (2), Deschutes (18), Douglas (21), Gilliam (2), Harney (1), Hood River (3), Jackson (54), Jefferson (5), Josephine (22), Klamath (7), Lake (2), Lane (19), Lincoln (5), Linn (22), Malheur (1), Marion (24), Morrow (2), Multnomah (34), Polk (13), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (48), Union (11), Wallowa (2), Wasco (4), Washington (41), Yamhill (7).
Oregon’s 2,833rd COVID-19 death is a 39-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on June 23 and died on July 16 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
Unvaccinated at higher risk of death
OHA does not report the vaccination status of people in its daily update of COVID-19 related deaths. However, statewide data show that people who remain unvaccinated are at much greater risk of infection and severe illness.
In June, 92% of the 7,241 COVID-19 cases and 94% of the 63 COVID-19-associated deaths occurred in unvaccinated Oregonians.