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Coronavirus Watch: Oregon has reported 83 more COVID-19 deaths so far this week

The Oregon Health Authority logged 40 new fatalities on Monday, followed by 43 on Tuesday, bringing the state's death toll to 3,198.

Posted: Aug 31, 2021 4:47 PM
Updated: Aug 31, 2021 5:58 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. —With the coronavirus Delta variant continuing to cause a sustained surge in hospitalizations across the state of Oregon, deaths attributed to the virus have also jumped significantly.

Despite hospitalization numbers that dwarf any of the prior pandemic peaks, fatalities from the virus have thus far remained somewhat lower than those seen at the end of November and through December. However, they have been rising steadily since the beginning of August.

The Oregon Health Authority logged 40 new COVID-19 fatalities on Monday, followed by 43 on Tuesday, bringing the state's death toll to 3,198.

Josephine County alone reported eight more deaths on Tuesday, raising the county death toll to 131 since the beginning of the pandemic. All of the individuals had underlying conditions, and none had been vaccinated against COVID-19. The youngest was a 35-year-old woman who died at her home on August 19, according to Josephine County Public Health.

Hospitalizations in Oregon saw a now-rare drop on Monday, but spiked back up on Tuesday. OHA reported 1,162 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 throughout the state on Tuesday, 42 more than on Monday. There were 322 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, six more than on Monday.

Statewide, there are currently 43 available adult ICU beds out of 674 total, an availability of 6 percent. There are 298 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,288 total, or 7 percent availability.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 357526

Reported Deaths: 4284
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah55810707
Washington38782324
Marion36837455
Clackamas29779309
Lane27744302
Jackson23059310
Deschutes20336125
Umatilla14492150
Linn12911131
Douglas12118243
Josephine9384196
Yamhill8715113
Klamath8020119
Polk737381
Malheur563677
Benton549431
Coos503794
Columbia382644
Jefferson376052
Lincoln319939
Union319549
Crook291846
Wasco288841
Clatsop244328
Baker203529
Tillamook196932
Hood River192837
Morrow185023
Curry180625
Harney113927
Grant100013
Lake93912
Wallowa68612
Gilliam1544
Sherman1523
Wheeler1121
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 4848946

Reported Deaths: 71328
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles148303126527
Riverside3716705041
San Diego3666614183
San Bernardino3586775692
Orange3242885562
Sacramento1596362309
Kern1463481648
Fresno1463182094
Santa Clara1455431897
Alameda1206921400
San Joaquin1027761721
Ventura1010381167
Contra Costa1000181008
Stanislaus862991335
Tulare80375978
San Francisco54440649
San Mateo54168623
Monterey50911586
Solano46063341
Santa Barbara45223523
Merced42422581
Sonoma40997404
Placer39435429
Imperial36071766
Kings32938325
San Luis Obispo29973333
Madera23955285
Shasta23924352
Butte23818273
Santa Cruz21034221
Yolo20397248
Marin17706244
El Dorado17207149
Sutter13937175
Napa12898100
Yuba1011582
Tehama9534110
Humboldt9269109
Nevada916790
Mendocino766787
Lassen754347
San Benito744972
Tuolumne691790
Lake6631105
Amador547364
Siskiyou451246
Glenn438433
Calaveras391481
Del Norte358742
Colusa307618
Inyo214241
Mono16723
Plumas16607
Mariposa133916
Trinity88011
Modoc6895
Sierra1880
Unassigned1460
Alpine1050
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