Oregon COVID-19 Update: 3 New Deaths, 402 New Cases

There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,319.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 402 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 159,037.

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 123, which is two more than Thursday. There are 23 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is one fewer than Thursday.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (18), Clackamas (49), Clatsop (2), Columbia (2), Coos (21), Crook (1), Curry (5), Deschutes (8), Douglas (19), Grant (4), Hood River (1), Jackson (24), Jefferson (2), Josephine (25), Klamath (11), Lake (2), Lane (14), Lincoln (5), Linn (12), Malheur (1), Marion (34), Multnomah (73), Polk (8), Tillamook (5), Umatilla (3), Union (4), Washington (41) and Yamhill (5).

  • Oregon’s 2,317th COVID-19 death is a 93-year-old man in Josephine County who tested positive on March 1 and died on March 10 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 2,318th COVID-19 death is a 70-year-old woman in Deschutes County who died on Feb. 2 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 2,319th COVID-19 death is a 63-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive on Jan. 24 and died on Feb. 12 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Today, OHA reported that 34,613 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of this total, 23,075 doses were administered on March 11 and 11,538 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on March 11.

Cumulative daily totals can take several days to finalize because providers have 72 hours to report doses administered and technical challenges have caused many providers to lag in their reporting. OHA has been providing technical support to vaccination sites to improve the timeliness of their data entry into the state’s ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS).

Oregon has now administered a cumulative total of 1,269,595 first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 1,567,515 doses of vaccine have been delivered to sites across Oregon.

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