COVID-19 CLAIMS 32 MORE LIVES, STATE DEATH TOTAL AT 2,284, AS OF THURSDAY

March 6, 2021 1:50 p.m.

COVID-19 has claimed 32 more lives, raising the state’s death toll to 2,284, as of Thursday.

An update from the Oregon Health Authority reported 392 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 156,673. The new cases include:

*52 in Multnomah County

*38 in Marion County

*37 in Jackson County

*34 in Washington County

*26 in Deschutes County

*24 in Clackamas County

*23 each in Douglas and Josephine counties

*21 in Coos County

*18 each in Lane and Umatilla counties

*10 in Jefferson County

*8 each in Benton, Linn and Union counties

*7 in Klamath County

*6 each in Polk and Tillamook counties

*4 in Crook County

*3 in Baker and Columbia counties

*2 each in Curry and Grant counties

*1 each in Clatsop, Hood River, Lincoln, Malheur, Morrow, Tillamook and Wallowa counties

OHA said the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 140, which is the same total as Wednesday. There are 29 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds, which is 2 fewer than on Wednesday.

OHA reported that 24,014 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of that total, 16,376 doses were administered on Wednesday. 7,638 were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry on Wednesday.

Oregon has now administered a cumulative total of 1,043,609 first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 1,341,775 doses of vaccine have been delivered to sites across Oregon.

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