Oregon reports 53 deaths over COVID-19 over the weekend, 7 from CO; 1,935 new cases

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Oregon reports 53 deaths over COVID-19 over the weekend, 7 from CO;  1,935 new cases

OHA also reported 1,935 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, bringing the state total to 380,091.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

There are 74 available adult ICU beds out of 687 total (11% availability) and 351 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,074 (9% availability).

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 461, which is 13 more than Sunday. There are 109 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is 10 fewer than Sunday.

Story Highlights

  • Central Oregon health departments said seven of the newly reported deaths were from Central Oregon — five from Deschutes County and two from Jefferson County.

  • The 53 new deaths and 1,935 new cases reported Monday include data recorded by counties for the three-day period between Friday and Sunday.

11/15/2021 Available Beds (and Percentage of Staffed Beds Available) StatewideRegion 1Region 2Region 3Region 5Region 6Region 7Region 9Adult ICU beds available74(11%)35(10%)8(9%)11(12%)4(7%)2(20%)8(17%)6(23%)Adult non-ICU beds available351(9%)60(3%)35(6%)89(16%)35(8%)12(25%)74(17%)46(39%)

St. Charles Bend reported 53 COVID-19 patients early Monday, 12 of whom were in the ICU, all on ventilators. Eleven of the 12 ICU patients were not fully vaccinated and 48 of the 53 total patients were not fully vaccinated, the hospital said.

The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times. The numbers do not reflect admissions per day, nor the length of hospital stay. Staffing limitations are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity. Note: Please do not visit an emergency department for COVID-19 testing, unless you require emergency care for your symptoms.

Emergency departments in Oregon are under significant strain. You can find a test here. If you have a medical condition that doesn’t require emergency care, contact your provider. An urgent care center may also help you get the care you need and will save emergency departments from added strain.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here. Vaccinations in Oregon

Oregon has now administered 3,438,809 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 31,186 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,130,605 doses of Moderna and 236,012 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. As of Monday, 2,879,298 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,635,155 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.

The seven-day running average is now 16,421 doses per day. OHA reported Monday that 10,086 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry on Sunday. Of that total, 2,432 were initial doses, 201 were second doses and 3,729 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 3,700 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on Sunday.