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Coronavirus Watch: The Oregon Health Authority reports 4,700 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

OHA is reporting 4,700 new cases of COVID-19 and 32 new deaths over the weekend.

Posted: Sep 13, 2021 3:48 PM
Updated: Sep 13, 2021 6:00 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority is reporting 4,700 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 32 new deaths related to COVID-19 over the weekend.

Oregon reported 2,142 confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases on Sept. 10, 1,513 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases on Sept. 11, and 1,045 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases on September 12. This new count brings the state total of cases to 301,504 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The 32 new COVID-19 related deaths raised the death toll in Oregon to 3,446, according to OHA. The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 1,075, which is 11 fewer than yesterday. There are 274 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is nine fewer than yesterday. The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times.

Listed below is the number of new reported COVID-19 cases for southern Oregon over the weekend:

  • Jackson County - 305 new cases
  • Josephine County - 170 new cases
  • Klamath County - 41 new cases
  • Curry County - 22 new cases
  • Lake County - 22 new cases

With the weekend cases, Jackson County Public Health noted that the county has surpassed 20,000 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

"Jackson County reported its first COVID-19 case the week of March 8, 2020; from there, it took 59 weeks to reach 10,000 COVID-19 cases in Jackson County; and only 21 weeks to reach 20,000 COVID-19 cases," health officials said.

Jackson County also reported five new deaths attributed to COVID-19, bringing the total to 237 since the beginning of the pandemic. The youngest of these fatalities was a 60-year-old man who died last Thursday at Providence Medford Medical Center. All of them had underlying conditions.

Meanwhile, neighboring Josephine County reported four new deaths from COVID-19. The youngest was a 54-year-old woman who died Sunday at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass. She had not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Only one of the four new fatalities, an 83-year-old woman, had received the vaccine. All had underlying conditions.

Josephine County has had a total of 170 deaths related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began. Of those deaths, 148 were unvaccinated, according to public health officials.

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Oregon's Region 5, which consists of Jackson and Josephine counties, have been only declined slightly from the recent peak. As of Monday morning there were still 183 patients with COVID-19 in the region, 54 of those patients in intensive care. The OHA only lists a total of 57 staffed ICU beds in Region 5.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 313161

Reported Deaths: 3594
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah51245642
Washington34995276
Marion32577393
Clackamas26570271
Lane23989246
Jackson20977257
Deschutes16623102
Umatilla12602125
Douglas10712188
Linn1046886
Josephine8659165
Yamhill744999
Klamath643491
Polk623570
Malheur479467
Benton461927
Coos412069
Columbia324237
Jefferson313746
Lincoln276330
Union272737
Wasco239039
Crook212338
Clatsop211725
Tillamook181523
Baker174421
Morrow167921
Curry166817
Hood River163035
Harney78916
Grant7558
Lake6768
Wallowa50811
Gilliam1374
Sherman1283
Wheeler651
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 4644566

Reported Deaths: 68019
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles144512125852
Riverside3579884804
San Diego3495814009
San Bernardino3472035506
Orange3146225354
Sacramento1503072089
Santa Clara1405641841
Fresno1358611888
Kern1358421515
Alameda1162141329
Ventura976901120
San Joaquin973871615
Contra Costa95727924
Stanislaus806991234
Tulare72969896
San Mateo52239607
San Francisco51907605
Monterey49465565
Solano44151312
Santa Barbara43112500
Sonoma39441378
Merced39370535
Placer36487364
Imperial34261755
Kings30124284
San Luis Obispo28300313
Madera21707258
Butte21307230
Shasta20683276
Santa Cruz20151211
Yolo19143239
Marin17106242
El Dorado16004127
Sutter13094153
Napa1226895
Yuba926061
Nevada847685
Humboldt829587
Tehama823784
San Benito709067
Mendocino685575
Lassen637627
Tuolumne615393
Lake603687
Amador492259
Glenn398030
Siskiyou389541
Calaveras342266
Del Norte336034
Colusa290918
Inyo166539
Mono14935
Plumas12406
Mariposa99712
Trinity72010
Modoc6278
Sierra1980
Unassigned1650
Alpine1000
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