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Oregon reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths, tally grows to 1,150; 1,440 new cases – KTVZ

Oregon Well being Authority points assertion on FDA vaccine approval; Saturday report contains complete take a look at outcomes, positivity charges by county

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — COVID-19 has claimed 13 more lives in Oregon, elevating the state’s dying toll to 1,150, together with 1,440 new cases, the Oregon Well being Authority reported Saturday.

OHA reported 1,440 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Saturday, bringing the state complete to 92,839 cases and a pair of,137,343 damaging take a look at outcomes.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported Saturday are within the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (37), Clackamas (99), Clatsop (8), Columbia (4), Coos (8), Criminal (9), Curry (5), Deschutes (58), Douglas (11), Hood River (21), Jackson (65), Jefferson (24), Josephine (43), Klamath (47), Lake (4), Lane (109), Lincoln (6), Linn (43), Malheur (13), Marion (134), Morrow (5), Multnomah (307), Polk (20), Tillamook (6), Umatilla (36), Union (18), Wallowa (1), Wasco (8), Washington (256), Wheeler (1), Yamhill (32).

Errata: Oregon’s 858th and 954th COVID-19 deaths, reported on Nov. 25 and Dec. 3, are the identical individual. The numbers have been adjusted accordingly. OHA regrets this error.

Oregon’s 1,138th COVID-19 dying is a 74-12 months-outdated girl in Multnomah County who examined constructive Dec. 2 and died Dec. 9 at Portland Adventist Medical Heart. Presence of underlying circumstances is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 1,139th COVID-19 dying is a 65-12 months-outdated girl in Clackamas County who examined constructive Nov. 16 and died Nov. 2 at house. She had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,a hundred and fortieth COVID-19 dying is a 71-12 months-outdated girl in Douglas County who examined constructive Nov. 24 and died Dec. 7 at PeaceHealth Sacred Coronary heart Medical Heart. Presence of underlying circumstances is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 1,141st COVID-19 dying is a 68-12 months-outdated man in Jackson County who examined constructive Dec. 5 and died Dec. 11 at Windfall Medford Medical Heart. He had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,142nd COVID-19 dying is a 77-12 months-outdated girl in Lane County who examined constructive Dec. 8 and died Dec. 9 at PeaceHealth Sacred Coronary heart Medical Heart-RiverBend. She had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,143rd COVID-19 dying is an 86-12 months-outdated girl in Lane County who examined constructive Nov. 24 and died Dec. 6 at house. She had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,144th COVID-19 dying is a 71-12 months-outdated girl in Marion County who examined constructive Nov. 30 and died Dec. 10 at Legacy Silverton Medical Heart. She had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,145th COVID-19 dying is a 96-12 months-outdated girl in Marion County who examined constructive Nov. 28 and died Dec. 4 at house. She had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,146th COVID-19 dying is an 89-12 months-outdated man in Marion County who examined constructive Nov. 26 and died Dec. 8 at house. He had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,147th COVID-19 dying is a 77-12 months-outdated man in Multnomah County who examined constructive Nov. 22 and died Dec. 10 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Heart. He had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,148th COVID-19 dying is a 65-12 months-outdated girl in Union County who examined constructive Nov. 29 and died Dec. 9 at Grande Ronde Hospital. She had underlying circumstances.

Oregon’s 1,149th COVID-19 dying is an 88-12 months-outdated girl in Washington County who examined constructive Nov. 19 and died Dec. 9 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Heart. Presence of underlying circumstances is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 1,one hundred and fiftieth COVID-19 dying is a 72-12 months-outdated girl in Hood River County who examined constructive Dec. 9 and died Dec. 10. Location of dying and presence of underlying circumstances are being confirmed.


OHA assertion on EUA for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Oregon Well being Authority is inspired by information that the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration issued the primary emergency use authorization Dec. 11 for a vaccine to stop COVID-19.

The vaccine, made by Pfizer-BioNTech, was discovered to be 95% efficient in Part 3 scientific trials that concerned more than 40,000 members and brought on solely gentle, momentary unwanted effects, together with ache on the injection web site, tiredness, headache, muscle ache, chills, joint ache and fever. 

OHA is dedicated to working with hospitals and different well being care suppliers, in addition to pharmacies, lengthy-time period care amenities and group-primarily based organizations all through Oregon to distribute the vaccine shortly, effectively and in a culturally responsive method to well being care staff, and lengthy-time period care facility employees and residents.

The company has launched into a strong, complete, statewide effort to join with people and organizations representing communities of coloration, tribal communities and other people with mental and developmental disabilities by way of a various Vaccine Advisory Committee that’s co-making a vaccine distribution plan centering on the experiences of those populations.

“That is really an historic second that we must always rejoice,” stated Patrick Allen, OHA director. “However we’re removed from being out of the woods on this pandemic. For many of us, getting vaccinated towards COVID-19 is a number of months away, and in that point we’ll see more cases and, tragically, more deaths.

“Everybody ought to have the chance to get the vaccine when it turns into obtainable, so we want to maintain doing our half to defend our households, our neighbors and ourselves by doubling down on the fundamental actions that maintain the virus from spreading.”

They embody sporting a masks, working towards bodily distancing, avoiding gatherings and get-togethers, avoiding touring, washing your fingers and staying house for those who’re sick.


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County Cases 1 Whole deaths2
Baker 358 4
Benton 1046 8
Clackamas 8031 95
Clatsop 451 1
Columbia 651 7
Coos 572 4
Criminal 340 6
Curry 192 2
Deschutes 3181 17
Douglas 1179 29
Gilliam 25 1
Grant 158 1
Harney 117 1
Hood River 562 4
Jackson 4769 49
Jefferson 1130 12
Josephine 811 9
Klamath 1360 11
Lake 173 1
Lane 5485 68
Lincoln 758 16
Linn 2050 27
Malheur 2617 45
Marion 11246 179
Morrow 743 7
Multnomah 21156 305
Polk 1566 24
Sherman 26 0
Tillamook 190 0
Umatilla 4845 52
Union 901 10
Wallowa 74 3
Wasco 687 19
Washington 13226 114
Wheeler 11 0
Yamhill 2152 19
Whole 92839 1150

1 This contains cases confirmed by diagnostic testing and presumptive cases. Presumptive cases are these with no constructive diagnostic take a look at who current COVID-19-like signs and had shut contact with a confirmed case. County of residence for cases might change as new info turns into obtainable. If modifications happen, we’ll replace our counts accordingly.

2 For extra particulars on people who’ve died from COVID-19 in Oregon, please refer to our press releases.

ELRs (Digital Laboratory Reports) Acquired 12/11

(Starting 12/3/20, Oregon Well being Authority has transitioned to reporting complete Digital Laboratory Reports (ELRs), somewhat than reporting complete individuals examined. Digital Laboratory Reports higher replicate the whole quantity of assessments for a county and should embody duplicate positives and/or duplicate negatives for people. )

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County Whole ELRs Destructive ELRs Constructive ELRs ELR Take a look at Positivity
Baker  57  52  5 8.8%
Benton  725  675  50 6.9%
Clackamas  2,691  2,537  154 5.7%
Clatsop  146  136  10 6.8%
Columbia  362  349  13 3.6%
Coos  275  267  8 2.9%
Criminal  145  123  22 15.2%
Curry  62  58  4 6.5%
Deschutes  1,073  1,011  62 5.8%
Douglas  179  166  13 7.3%
Gilliam  4  3  1 25.0%
Grant  72  34  38 52.8%
Harney  15  14  1 6.7%
Hood River  161  129  32 19.9%
Jackson  1,172  1,085  87 7.4%
Jefferson  152  135  17 11.2%
Josephine  298  269  29 9.7%
Klamath  314  277  37 11.8%
Lake  59  59  –   0.0%
Lane  2,400  2,320  80 3.3%
Lincoln  207  188  19 9.2%
Linn  864  802  62 7.2%
Malheur  85  65  20 23.5%
Marion  2,274  1,982  292 12.8%
Morrow  68  58  10 14.7%
Multnomah  5,771  5,354  417 7.2%
Polk  539  502  37 6.9%
Sherman  12  12  –   0.0%
Tillamook  71  67  4 5.6%
Umatilla  508  455  53 10.4%
Union  183  170  13 7.1%
Wallowa  8  8  –   0.0%
Wasco  177  170  7 4.0%
Washington  3,384  3,081  303 9.0%
Wheeler  1  1  –   0.0%
Yamhill  879  828  51 5.8%

Whole ELRs Acquired

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County Whole ELRs Destructive ELRs Constructive ELRs ELR Take a look at Positivity
Baker  5,637  4,367  1,270 22.53%
Benton  65,190  63,351  1,839 2.82%
Clackamas  240,058  227,814  12,244 5.10%
Clatsop  19,426  18,559  867 4.46%
Columbia  22,503  21,591  912 4.05%
Coos  19,827  19,193  634 3.20%
Criminal  8,603  8,049  554 6.44%
Curry  4,409  4,273  136 3.08%
Deschutes  87,169  82,241  4,928 5.65%
Douglas  34,652  33,611  1,041 3.00%
Gilliam  629  608  21 3.34%
Grant  2,356  2,167  189 8.02%
Harney  2,024  1,886  138 6.82%
Hood River  17,767  17,002  765 4.31%
Jackson  108,367  102,471  5,896 5.44%
Jefferson  10,552  9,474  1,078 10.22%
Josephine  27,138  26,391  747 2.75%
Klamath  25,738  24,251  1,487 5.78%
Lake  1,722  1,481  241 14.00%
Lane  186,640  181,093  5,547 2.97%
Lincoln  27,091  25,414  1,677 6.19%
Linn  66,930  62,667  4,263 6.37%
Malheur  16,840  12,806  4,034 23.95%
Marion  184,419  168,153  16,266 8.82%
Morrow  4,770  3,888  882 18.49%
Multnomah  551,660  520,529  31,131 5.64%
Polk  34,699  32,697  2,002 5.77%
Sherman  806  772  34 4.22%
Tillamook  8,007  7,818  189 2.36%
Umatilla  39,622  34,383  5,239 13.22%
Union  6,861  6,137  724 10.55%
Wallowa  1,435  1,385  50 3.48%
Wasco  16,016  15,152  864 5.39%
Washington  352,207  332,433  19,774 5.61%
Wheeler  260  248  12 4.62%
Yamhill  66,134  62,988  3,146 4.76%
Grand Whole  2,268,164  2,137,343  130,821 5.77%

Keep knowledgeable about COVID-19:

Oregon response: The Oregon Well being Authority leads the state response.

United States response: The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention leads the U.S. response.

Global response: The World Well being Group guides the worldwide response.

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