Oregon experiences 46 extra COVID-19 associated deaths; weekly report exhibits surge could also be easing

(Replace: Weekly report exhibits drop in instances, hospitalizations, deaths)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 46 new COVID-19 associated deaths in Oregon, elevating the state’s demise toll to three,536, the Oregon Well being Authority reported Wednesday.

OHA additionally reported 2,069 new confirmed and presumptive instances of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, bringing the state whole to 305,560.

COVID-19 weekly instances, hospitalizations and deaths decline amid ongoing surge

The Oregon Well being Authority’s COVID-19 Weekly Report, launched Wednesday, exhibits decreases in day by day instances, hospitalizations and deaths.

OHA reported 12,997 new instances of COVID-19 throughout the week of Monday, Sept. 6 via Sunday, Sept. 12. That represents an 11% lower from the earlier week. Because the summer time surge started in early July, 79% of instances have been sporadic, with out identified sources.

There have been 592 new COVID-19 hospitalizations, down from 1,028 final week. That marks the primary drop in 9 consecutive weeks of will increase. Whereas the variety of new hospitalizations has decreased, this hospitalization quantity doesn’t account for individuals who stay hospitalized from earlier weeks.

Over the previous week, there was a slight lower within the variety of hospitalized COVID-19 optimistic sufferers as reported via Oregon’s Hospital Capability Net System (HOSCAP), however the variety of hospitalized sufferers remains to be excessive.

There have been 120 reported COVID-19 associated deaths, down from 171 reported the earlier week. It was the primary lower within the weekly demise toll after six weeks of will increase.

There have been 149,123 exams for COVID-19 for the week of Sept. 5 via Sept. 11.  The share of optimistic exams elevated to 12%.

Wednesday’s COVID-19 Weekly Outbreak Report exhibits 182 lively COVID-19 outbreaks in senior dwelling communities and congregate dwelling settings, with three or extra confirmed instances and a number of COVID-19 associated deaths.

Media briefing on COVID-19

Dr. Dean Sidelinger, the state epidemiologist, will likely be out there to talk to the media on the most recent developments within the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.. A livestream—with an American Signal Language simulcast—will likely be out there for the general public on YouTube.

Notice: Wednesday, OHA will ship the COVID-19 Weekly Information and COVID-19 Weekly Outbreak Experiences individually.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The variety of hospitalized sufferers with COVID-19 throughout Oregon is 1,067, which is 15 fewer than Tuesday. There are 294 COVID-19 sufferers in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is six greater than Tuesday.

There are 50 out there grownup ICU beds out of 653 whole (8% availability) and 325 out there grownup non-ICU beds out of 4,312 (8% availability). 

Available Beds

St. Charles Bend reported 88 COVID-19 sufferers early Wednesday, 15 of whom have been within the ICU, with 13 on ventilators. One of many 15 ICU sufferers was absolutely vaccinated, whereas 12 of the 88 sufferers have been absolutely vaccinated.

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

Notice: Please don’t go to an emergency division for COVID-19 testing, until you require emergency care to your signs.

Emergency departments in Oregon are beneath vital pressure responding to the present surge in COVID-19. You’ll be able to discover a check right here.  

For those who have a medical situation that doesn’t require emergency care, contact your supplier. An pressing care heart could additionally assist you to get the care you want and can save emergency departments from added pressure.  

Extra details about hospital capability will be discovered right here.

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA reported Wednesday that 10,414 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations have been added to the state immunization registry on Tuesday. Of this whole, 4,123 have been administered on Tuesday: 1,921 have been preliminary doses, 1,762 have been second doses and 413 have been third doses. The remaining 6,291 have been administered on earlier days, however have been entered into the vaccine registry on Tuesday.

The seven-day operating common is now 7,398 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 2,892,965 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 1,877,852, doses of Moderna and 207,465 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Wednesday, 2,690,410 individuals have had not less than one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and a pair of,448,407 individuals have accomplished a COVID-19 vaccine sequence.

Circumstances and COVID-19 deaths

The brand new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 instances reported Wednesday are within the following counties: Baker (37), Benton (19), Clackamas (80), Clatsop (21), Columbia (17), Coos (56), Criminal (18), Curry (7), Deschutes (184), Douglas (126), Grant (9), Harney (24), Hood River (16), Jackson (146), Jefferson (23), Josephine (56), Klamath (40), Lake (15), Lane (157), Lincoln (34), Linn (109), Malheur (73), Marion (204), Morrow (8), Multnomah (164), Polk (69), Sherman (2), Tillamook (25), Umatilla (59), Union (40) Wallowa (3), Wasco (18), Washington (150), Wheeler (3) and Yamhill (57).

Notice: Extra details about the instances and deaths will likely be offered in an up to date information launch.

Study extra about COVID-19 vaccinations  

To study extra in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine scenario in Oregon, go to OHA’s webpage (English or Spanish), which has a breakdown of distribution and different data.

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