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Oregon reports 1,564 new COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths

The Oregon Health Authority's weekly report showed a decline in daily cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported 1,564 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in its daily report Wednesday. The state also reported 33 new deaths, raising the death toll to 3,900. 

Weekly report

OHA's weekly report reflects decreases in daily new cases, hospitalizations and COVID-related deaths.

During the week of Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, OHA reported 10,400 new cases in Oregon, an 8.9% decrease from the previous and the fifth consecutive week of decreasing cases. 

There were 462 new hospitalizations during that week, a 10% reduction from the week prior and the fourth consecutive week of declining hospitalizations.

OHA reported 114 COVID-19 related deaths, on par with the 115 deaths reported the week before. 

The test positivity rate remained stable at 8.8%, compared to the previous week's 8.9%. 

Counties with low vaccination rates continue to see extremely high rates of infection. Harney County reported a rate of 1,085 cases per 100,000 residents, while Multnomah County's case rate was approximately 122 cases per 100,000 residents, according to OHA. 

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New cases

New cases were reported in the following Oregon counties:

Baker (8), Benton (21), Clackamas (85), Clatsop (13), Columbia (11), Coos (32), Crook (27), Curry (7), Deschutes (130), Douglas (49), Grant (15), Harney (16), Hood River (19), Jackson (102), Jefferson (16), Josephine (19), Klamath (70), Lake (4), Lane (112), Lincoln (19), Linn (69), Malheur (29), Marion (167), Morrow (8), Multnomah (128), Polk (121), Tillamook (6), Umatilla (58), Union (12), Wallowa (22), Wasco (13), Washington (101), and Yamhill (55).

Hospitalizations

There are 730 hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Oregon, three fewer than Tuesday. There are 187 patients in ICU beds, one more than Tuesday. 

There are 53 available adult ICU beds out of 693 total (8% availability) and 319 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,240 (8% availability).

Vaccinations

As of Wednesday, 2,758,746 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,538,974 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series. 

The seven-day running average is now 11,561 doses per day.

Deaths

The OHA released the following information about the 33 deaths:

  • Oregon’s 3,868th COVID-19 death was a 68-year-old man from Multnomah County who tested positive on Sept. 24 and died on Oct. 2 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,869th COVID-19 death was a 69-year-old woman from Douglas County who first became symptomatic on Sept. 20 and died on Oct. 2 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,870th COVID-19 death was a 64-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive on Sept. 18 and died on Oct. 2 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,871st COVID-19 death was a 70-year-old man from Douglas County who tested positive on Aug. 27 and died on Oct. 4 at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,872nd COVID-19 death was a 96-year-old woman from Deschutes County who tested positive on Sept. 30 and died on Oct. 4 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,873rd COVID-19 death was a 66-year-old woman from Clackamas County who tested positive on Sept. 8 and died on Sept. 28 Providence Portland Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,874th COVID-19 death was a 98-year-old woman from Clackamas County who tested positive on Sept. 8 and died on Sept. 27 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,875th COVID-19 death was a 56-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on Sept. 20 and died on Oct. 3 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,876th COVID-19 death was a 102-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive on Sept. 16 and died on Oct. 2 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,877th COVID-19 death was a 62-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on Sept. 17 and died on Oct. 4 at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,878th COVID-19 death was an 89-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on Aug. 29 and died on Oct. 6 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,879th COVID-19 death was a 44-year-old man from Josephine County who tested positive on Sept. 22 and died on Oct. 3 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,880th COVID-19 death was a 77-year-old man from Jefferson County who tested positive on Sept. 19 and died on Oct. 3 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,881st COVID-19 death was a 57-year-old man from Jackson County who tested positive on Sept. 25 and died on Oct. 5 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,882nd COVID-19 death was an 84-year-old woman from Jackson County who tested positive on Sept. 17 and died on Oct. 4 at Ashland Community Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,883rd COVID-19 death was a 48-year-old man from Lane County who tested positive on Sept. 21 and died on Oct. 2 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,884th COVID-19 death was an 80-year-old man from Lincoln County who tested positive on Sept. 25 and died on Oct. 5 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,885th COVID-19 death was a 44-year-old man from Yamhill County who tested positive on Sept. 8 and died on Sept. 23 at Willamette Valley Medical Center. He had no underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,886th COVID-19 death was a 40-year-old woman from Washington County who tested positive on Sept. 11 and died on Oct. 3 at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,887th COVID-19 death was a 58-year-old man from Washington County who tested positive on Aug. 11 and died on Oct. 3 at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,888th COVID-19 death was a 71-year-old man from Polk County who tested positive on Sept. 16 and died on Oct. 4 at Salem Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,889th COVID-19 death was an 88-year-old woman from Multnomah County who tested positive on Sept. 4 and died on Sept. 5 at Providence Portland Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 3,890th COVID-19 death was a 66-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 24 and died on Sept. 28 at Legacy Silverton Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,891st COVID-19 death was a 72-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 29 and died on Oct. 3 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,892nd COVID-19 death was a 71-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 24 and died on Sept. 29 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,893rd COVID-19 death was a 66-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 4 and died on Oct. 1 at Santiam Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,894th COVID-19 death was a 79-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 20 and died on Oct. 3 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,895th COVID-19 death was a 46-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 14 and died on Oct. 3 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,896th COVID-19 death was an 86-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 13 and died on Oct. 2 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,897th COVID-19 death was a 57-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 14 and died on Oct. 1 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,898th COVID-19 death was a 54-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 9 and died on Sept. 30 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,899th COVID-19 death was a 78-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 8 and died on Sept. 29 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 3,900th COVID-19 death was a 61-year-old woman from Marion County who tested positive on Sept. 4 and died on Oct. 1 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

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