19 COVID-related deaths were reported in Oregon last week, up from 10 the week before.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Health officials in Oregon announced in Wednesday’s weekly report that from March 29 to April 4, the state increased with COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths compared to the week before.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported 2,964 new daily cases during the week, an increase of 21% from the previous week.
The weekly report noted that people aged 70 and over throughout the pandemic have accounted for 40% of COVID-related hospitalizations and 77% of COVID-related deaths in Oregon.
The OHA’s weekly outbreak report showed that there were 21 active COVID-19 outbreaks in older living communities and pooled living environments last week, each with at least three confirmed cases and one or more COVID-related deaths.
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In the OHA’s daily report for Wednesday, officials said 481 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths were reported. So far, there have been 168,128 cases in total in Oregon and 2,434 deaths.
As of Wednesday, 802,090 people in Oregon had completed their vaccination series, and 1,313,016 people had received at least one dose.
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The OHA also announced the release of two new data sets: a COVID-19 dashboard and a weekly vaccination disorder report.
The variant dashboard shows SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern or interest in the state, including a map of variant cases and a timeline of when samples were collected. The dashboard is updated weekly on Wednesdays.
The vaccine’s destruction report will explain shipping accidents, refrigeration fluctuations, recalls, breaks and / or problems with the expiration of vaccination in the state. It is updated every Tuesday.
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The newly confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday were in the following counties:
- Baker (4)
- Benton (9)
- Clackamas (55)
- Clatsop (4)
- Columbia (13)
- Coos (5)
- Crook (1)
- Switch (32)
- Douglas (11)
- Harney (1)
- Hood River (1)
- Jackson (23)
- Jefferson (1)
- Josephine (17)
- Klamath (11)
- Lake (2)
- Lane (40)
- Lincoln (3)
- Linn (21)
- Accident (3)
- Marion (29)
- Morrow (3)
- Multnomah (92)
- Polk (11)
- Sherman (2)
- Tillamook (4)
- Umatilla (5)
- Union (1)
- Wallowa (3)
- Wasco (3)
- Washington (61)
- Yamhill (10)
Oregon’s 2,428. COVID-19 death was a 60-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on March 29 and died April 6 in his residence. The presence of underlying conditions is confirmed.
Oregon’s 2,429. COVID-19 death was a 90-year-old woman in Douglas County who tested positive on Feb. 22 and died March 25 at her residence. She had underlying relationships.
Oregon’s 2,430. COVID-19 died was a 96-year-old woman in Deschutes County who tested positive on March 29 and died March 30 at her residence. She had underlying relationships.
Oregon’s 2,431. COVID-19 Death was a 72-year-old man in Jackson County who tested positive on Feb. 1 and died April 5 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon’s 2,432. COVID-19 died was a 51-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on March 9 and died on March 30 at Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital. The presence of underlying conditions is confirmed.
Oregon’s 2,433. COVID-19 died was a 67-year-old man in Polk County who tested positive on March 6 and died on April 5 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon’s 2,434. COVID-19 died was a 48-year-old man in Union County who tested positive on Nov. 11 and died March 23 at Legacy Emanuel Hospital. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as the cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had no underlying relationship.