Coronavirus in Oregon: 2242 new cases, 11 deaths as summer surge eases slightly – OregonLive

The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday announced 11 COVID-19 deaths and 2,242 new coronavirus cases, along with an ongoing decrease in hospitalizations and intensive care patients because the pandemic peaks seen in early September.” Daily cases and hospitalizations are slowly boiling down from the record highs weve seen over the last a number of weeks,” Dr. Dean Sidelinger, state epidemiologist, stated at a news conference Thursday. “Its an indicator that Oregonians are once again stepping up to fend off this virus.” In the week ended Sept. 12, the state saw an 11% decline in freshly reported cases, a 42% decline in brand-new hospitalizations after 6 consecutive weeks of boosts, and a 32% decrease in the varieties of coronavirus deaths.That stated, Sidelinger included that the states health care system stays under siege, that the delta alternative stayed a powerful danger, which keeping the edge and seeing ongoing declines in the numbers would depend on getting more grownups vaccinated and having Oregonians keep masking discipline.Where the new cases are by county: Baker (22 ), Benton (34 ), Clackamas (84 ), Clatsop (47 ), Columbia (33 ), Coos (48 ), Crook (26 ), Curry (13 ), Deschutes (169 ), Douglas (81 ), Grant (1 ), Harney (14 ), Hood River (13 ), Jackson (149 ), Jefferson (10 ), Josephine (70 ), Klamath (68 ), Lake (6 ), Lane (184 ), Lincoln (20 ), Linn (167 ), Malheur (42 ), Marion (205 ), Morrow (8 ), Multnomah (249 ), Polk (42 ), Sherman (2 ), Tillamook (11 ), Umatilla (63 ), Union (31 ), Wallowa (4 ), Wasco (19 ), Washington (243) and Yamhill (64 ). Who died: Oregons 3,537 th death tied to COVID-19 is a 64-year-old Jackson County lady who evaluated favorable Sept. 3 and died Sept. 14 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.Oregons 3,538 th death is a 62-year-old Jackson County woman who checked favorable Aug. 31 and died Sept. 14 at Providence Medford Medical Center.Oregons 3,539 th death is a 75-year-old Jackson County man who tested positive Aug. 5 and passed away Aug. 15 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.Oregons 3,540 th death is a 75-year-old Douglas County man who evaluated favorable Sept. 12 and passed away Sept. 15. Place of death is being confirmed.Oregons 3,541 st death is a 59-year-old Jackson County man who tested positive Sept. 5 and passed away Sept. 14 at Providence Medford Medical Center.Oregons 3,542 nd death is a 78-year-old Jackson County male who evaluated positive Sept. 8 and died Sept. 14 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.Oregons 3,543 rd death is a 93-year-old Jackson County guy who evaluated favorable Sept. 8 and died Sept. 14 at Ashland Community Hospital.Oregons 3,544 th death is a 38-year-old Jackson County guy who died Sept. 5 at his residence.Oregons 3,545 th death is a 70-year-old Multnomah County man who evaluated favorable April 24 and died May 8 at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center.Oregons 3,546 th death is an 86-year-old Wallowa County lady who tested positive Aug. 25 and died Aug. 27. Area of death is being confirmed.Oregons 3,547 th death is a 69-year-old Josephine County female who tested positive Sept. 14 and passed away Sept. 8 at her residence.Each individual had underlying health conditions or the presence of conditions was being confirmed.Hospitalizations: 1,027 people with verified cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized, down 40 from Wednesday. That consists of 286 people in intensive care, 8 less that Wednesday.There are 41 readily available adult ICU beds out of 658 overall (6% accessibility) and 334 readily available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,308 (8% availability). Vaccines: Oregon reported 9,805 newly administered dosages, that includes 4,243 Wednesday and the remainder from previous days.Since it began: Oregon has reported 307,768 validated or presumed infections and 3,547 deaths. To date, the state has actually reported 4,991,077 doses administered, fully vaccinating 2,453,495 individuals and partially immunizing 241,373 people.To see more information and trends, go to https://projects.oregonlive.com/coronavirus.– Ted Sickinger; tsickinger@oregonian.com; 503-221-8505; @tedsickinger

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