The Oregon Health Authority introduced 536 new instances of COVID-19 on Saturday together with 5 new deaths, elevating the state’s coronavirus demise toll to 2,154.Meanwhile, the quantity of recent COVID-19 instances in Oregon has dropped for the second week in a row, reaching the state’s lowest numbers since late October. The state recorded 3,453 instances for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 14, marking a 15% lower from the earlier week.Though Oregon’s fee of vaccinations per day has returned to pre-winter storm ranges, a brand new evaluation by The Oregonian/OregonStay reveals the state ranks third to final for the proportion of seniors it has inoculated towards COVID-19 amongst 31 states with comparable information.Oregon grew to become the final state within the nation to begin providing statewide vaccinations to seniors by age group, starting with these 80 and older Feb. 8. Oregonians 70 to 74 received’t qualify till Monday, and people 65 to 69 should wait till March 1.Where the brand new instances are by county: Baker (4), Benton (5), Clackamas (26), Clatsop (2), Columbia (10), Coos (14), Crook (5), Curry (7), Deschutes (15), Douglas (20), Hood River (2), Jackson (38), Jefferson (4), Josephine (18), Klamath (5), Lake (5), Lane (41), Lincoln (1), Linn (6), Malheur (5), Marion (55), Morrow (6), Multnomah (69), Polk (15), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (72), Union (1), Wallowa (1), Washington (66) and Yamhill (17).Umatilla County has a better than anticipated case rely as a result of about 1,400 backlogged check outcomes obtained Feb. 19, in accordance with the Oregon Health authority. The backlogged check outcomes had been from June by means of January.
Who died: The 2,a hundred and fiftieth COVID-19 demise is an 86-year-old Jackson County man who examined optimistic Jan. 23 and died Feb. 7 at his residence.The 2,151st COVID-19 demise is a 69-year-old Linn County man who examined optimistic Feb. 18 and died Feb. 18. The location of his demise is being confirmed.The 2,152nd COVID-19 demise is a 66-year-old Marion County lady who examined optimistic Dec. 23 and died Jan. 29 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.The 2,153rd COVID-19 demise is a 70-year-old Multnomah County man who examined optimistic Feb. 17 and died Feb. 18 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.The 2,154th COVID-19 demise is a 90-year-old Washington County man who examined optimistic Dec. 22 and died Feb. 7 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.Each one who died had underlying well being circumstances or state officers had been working to find out if the individual had underlying medical circumstances.The prevalence of infections: On Saturday, the state reported 365 new optimistic exams out of 10,728 exams carried out, equaling a 3.4% positivity fee.Who’s within the hospital: The state reported 163 Oregonians with confirmed coronavirus infections had been hospitalized Saturday, 13 fewer than Friday. Of these, 51 coronavirus sufferers had been in intensive care items, two greater than Friday.
Vaccines administered: Oregon has administered 781,202 first and second doses out of 924,575 obtained, which is about 84.5% of its provide. Oregon reported 25,602 newly administered doses, which incorporates 20,646 on Friday and the rest from earlier days.Since it started: Oregon has reported 152,711 confirmed or presumed infections and a couple of,154 deaths, among the many lowest per capita numbers within the nation. To date, the state has reported over 3,476,515 lab reviews from exams.– Jaimie [email protected]; 503-221-4395; @j_dingdingding