State vaccination total passes 97,000 doses administered

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed 2 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,605 the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

The state’s vaccination total also neared 100,000 as vaccine clinics around the stated added nearly more than 8,648 doses, bringing the state total to more than 97,000 doses.

Vaccinations in Oregon

Yesterday, 8,648 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of this total, 6,505 vaccine doses were administered on January 9th and 2,143 were administered on previous days (but entered into the state registry by providers on January 9th). As of yesterday, vaccination sites had vaccinated 2.2 percent of Oregonians and have administered 37 percent of Oregon’s current allocation of vaccine doses.

Oregon has now administered a cumulative total of 97,010 first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. All vaccinations occurred at Oregon hospitals, long-term care facilities, emergency medical service (EMS) agencies, urgent care facilities and Local Public Health Authorities (LPHAs).

These data are preliminary and subject to change. OHA’s dashboards provide regularly updated vaccination data and Oregon’s dashboard has been updated today.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 403, which is 18 fewer than yesterday. There are 84 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is 3 more than yesterday.

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.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here.


Cases and deaths

Oregon Health Authority reported 1,225 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 125,683. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (5), Benton (15), Clackamas (86), Clatsop (6), Columbia (17), Coos (11), Curry (1), Deschutes (51), Douglas (13), Hood River (10), Jackson (39), Jefferson (11), Josephine (18), Klamath (43), Lane (89), Lincoln (4), Linn (27), Malheur (1), Marion (233), Morrow (4), Multnomah (229), Polk (45), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (34), Union (6), Wallowa (4), Wasco (10), Washington (180), Yamhill (32).

Oregon’s 1604th COVID-19 death is a 96-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on December 29 and died on January 7 PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center—Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1605th COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on November 17 and died on January 9; location of death is being confirmed. He had underlying conditions.