New COVID cases in Oregon dip 25% week-to-week – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-12-01 18:01:43 –

Hospitalizations are declining, but hospitals are still approaching capacity

File – Oregon hospital bed. (KOIN)

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) — There were 4276 new confirmed / estimated cases of COVID-19 in Oregon during the week leading up to 28 November, a 25% decrease from the previous week, officials said.

At the same time, the percentage of positive tests dropped from 6% to 5.6%, and new hospitalizations fell by 16%.

The new coronavirus killed an additional 25 people, bringing the total death toll to 5,186, according to a report on Tuesday. In addition, 1111 new cases were recorded in 31 counties in Oregon.

Baker (10), Benton (9), Clackamas (90), Clatsop (9), Columbia (29), Coos (29), Crook (23), Curry (5), Deschutes (82), Douglas (64), Hood River (8), Jackson (75), Jefferson (6), Josephine (55), Clatsop (19), Lake (2), Lane (67), Lincoln (17), Lin (72), Multnomah (3) , Marion (100), Morrow (3), Multnomah (141), Pork (36), Thiramukku (4), Umatilla (9), Union (5), Wallowa (3), Wasco (9), Washington (102) , And Yamhill (25).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, OHA has recorded a total of 392,197 COVID-19s in the state.

Although new hospitalizations have declined, beds are nearly full throughout the state. Officials said only 7% of adult ICU beds and 7% of adult non-ICU beds are available in Oregon hospitals.

The 7-day moving average of vaccinations dropped slightly to 12,208 doses per day, officials said.

Oregon is testing a voluntary digital vaccine verification tool for Oregon citizens to prove its COVID-19 vaccination status, the Oregon Health Department announced Wednesday.

According to OHA, the digital platform offers another way to check vaccination status, along with current options such as CDC paper vaccination cards, digital or paper vaccine records from healthcare providers.

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