Oregon reports 29 more COVID-19 related deaths, six from CO; 1,123 new cases – KTVZ

(Update: Six newly reported deaths from Central Oregon)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 29 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 4,405, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.

(See correction at end of report).

Central Oregon health departments said Tuesday’s newly reported deaths included six from Central Oregon — three from Deschutes County, raising its death toll to 128, two from Crook County, for a total of 52, and one from Jefferson County, its 58th.

OHA also reported 1,123 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the state total to 368,694.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 537, which is three fewer than Monday. There are 116 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is two more than Monday.

There are 39 available adult ICU beds out of 678 total (6% availability) and 252 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,111 (6% availability). 

11/2/2021 Available Beds (and Percentage of Staffed Beds Available)
 StatewideRegion 1Region 2Region 3Region 5Region 6Region 7Region 9
Adult ICU beds available39(6%)21(6%)2(2%)3(3%)1(2%)0(0%)8(15%)4(15%)
Adult non-ICU beds available252(6%)44(2%)12(2%)76(13%)27(6%)3(6%)40(10%)50(43%)

St. Charles Bend reported 60 COVID-19 patients as of early Tuesday, three of whom were in the ICU, all on ventilators. None of the ICU patients were fully vaccinated, and 39 of the 60 patients were not fully vaccinated.

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

OHA reported Tuesday that 15,540 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry on Monday. Of that total, 974 were initial doses, 640 were second doses and 6,682 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 7,190 were administered on previous days, but were entered into the vaccine registry on Monday.

The seven-day running average is now 16,664 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 3,311,262 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 2,020,734 doses of Moderna and 229,261 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of Tuesday, 2,822,346 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,616,696 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.

These data are preliminary and subject to change.

Updated vaccination data are provided on Oregon’s COVID-19 data dashboards and have been updated Tuesday.

Oregon updates non-viable vaccine disclosure1,2,3

OHA’s non-viable vaccine table has been moved to the Tableau dashboard. You can find the link to the weekly tab here. OHA reports updates on vaccines not being used each Tuesday in its daily media release.

Vaccine TypeDoses RecalledNon-viable, Spoiled or ExpiredGrand Total 
Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine 38,40838,408 
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 177,374177,374 
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine 109,453109,453 
Grand Total0325,235325,235 

1Updated: 11/2/21

2Data source: ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS)

3Data is preliminary and subject to change.

Note: This is the last week OHA’s non-viable vaccine table will appear in the daily media release. You can always view the table here.

Cases and COVID-19 deaths

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday are in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (10), Clackamas (98), Clatsop (4), Columbia (18), Coos (26), Crook (24), Curry (1), Deschutes (55), Douglas (43), Gilliam (2), Grant (2), Harney (1), Hood River (10), Jackson (44), Jefferson (9), Josephine (27), Klamath (108), Lake (6), Lane (55), Lincoln (12), Linn (40), Malheur (22), Marion (94), Morrow (6), Multnomah (106), Polk (47), Sherman (7), Tillamook (8), Umatilla (40), Union (5), Wallowa (9), Wasco (25), Washington (83) and Yamhill (72).

Note: More information about the cases and deaths will be provided in an updated news release.

Correction: Oregon’s 4,341st COVID-19 related death was identified to be an out-of-state resident. As a result, the deaths have been renumbered and will begin at 4,377.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations  

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit OHA’s web page (English or Spanish), which has a breakdown of distribution and other information.