PORTLAND, Ore. — There are 35 new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 6,933, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported Wednesday.
OHA reported 355 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the state total to 700,660.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 242, which is 18 more than yesterday. There are 36 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is two more than yesterday.
There are 101 available adult ICU beds out of 672 total (15% availability) and 380 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,296 (9% availability). state total to 700,660.
Today, OHA reported that 2,926 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry March 15. Of that total, 281 were initial doses, 363 were second doses and 810 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 1,346 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry March 15.
The seven-day running average is now 2,377 doses per day.
Oregon has now administered 4,174,139 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 241,716 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,730,507 doses of Moderna and 269,631 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.
As of today, 3,169,224 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 2,877,151 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.
These data are preliminary and subject to change.
Cases and deaths
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (7), Clackamas (14), Clatsop (6), Columbia (8), Coos (5), Crook (1), Curry (3), Deschutes (24), Douglas (16), Grant (3), Hood River (6), Jackson (19), Jefferson (1), Josephine (11), Klamath (9), Lake (1), Lane (29), Lincoln (5), Linn (16), Malheur (3), Marion (33), Morrow (1), Multnomah (74), Polk (4), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (2), Wasco (3), Washington (43), and Yamhill (6).
Note: Updated information is known about Oregon’s 5,913th death reported Jan 20., a 71-year-old woman from Curry County. She is not deceased. Because of this update, we are renumbering our reports to start with 6,899 today.
Additional case and death information will be provided in an up dated release.