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Oregon hits Brown’s daily vaccination goal, logs 29 new deaths – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-01-14 19:05:39 –

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) — Health officials in Oregon reported 29 new COVID-19-related deaths on Thursday, increasing the state’s death to 1,737.

Details of the recent 29 deaths were under consideration and were not readily available, according to the Oregon Department of Health.

Another 1,152 new confirmed putative cases of COVID-19 were also reported Thursday in the following counties: Baker (7), Benton (23), Clackamas (70), Clatsop (11), Colombia (15). ), Couse (11), Crook (12), Curry (1), Deschutes (82), Douglas (16), Harney (6), Hood River (9), Jackson (75), Jefferson (12), Josephine ( 18), Klamath (17), Lake (3), Lane (94), Lincoln (2), Lynn (23), Maroo (14), Marion (137), Morrow (9), Multnomah (185), Pork ( 13), Umatilla (60), Union (19), Wasco (14), Washington (162), Wheeler (2), Yamhill (30).

The number of COVID patients being treated at Oregon hospitals was 415, a decrease of 19 from the previous day. There were 101 patients in the ICU bed.

OHA said a new dose of 16,355 COVID-19 vaccinations has been added to the state’s vaccination registry. Most of these doses (10,172) were given on Wednesday and the rest were given the day before, but OHA said they were not enrolled in the vaccine registry until Wednesday.

Health officials said the state had met Governor Kate Brown’s daily goal of 12,000 vaccinations a day at the end of last week.

“Last week we met the governor’s goal of vaccination of 12,000 a day, but OHA director Patrick Allen said: The state is vaccination fast, efficient, and To be fair, we cannot achieve our goal of providing everything ourselves. Thanks to staff such as hospitals and local clinics for their efforts to strengthen vaccinations for Oregon citizens. Vaccines are the safest and most effective way to end this pandemic. “

Oregon has been vaccinated 321,425 times, with a total of 146,137 doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in the first and second doses. All doses are provided by Oregon hospitals, long-term care centers, emergency medical institutions, emergency medical facilities, and local public health authorities.

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