COVID-19 CLAIMS 7 MORE LIVES, STATE DEATH TOLL AT 2,434, AS OF WEDNESDAY

April 7, 2021 4:20 p.m.

COVID-19 has claimed 7, more lives, raising the state’s death toll to 2,434, as of Wednesday.

An update from the Oregon Health Authority reported 481 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 168,128. The new cases include:

*92 in Multnomah County

*61 in Washington County

*55 in Clackamas County

*40 in Lane County

*32 in Deschutes County

*29 in Marion County

*23 in Jackson County

*21 in Linn County

*17 in Josephine County

*13 in Columbia County

*11 each in Douglas, Klamath and Polk counties

*10 in Yamhill County

*9 in Benton County

*5 each in Coos and Umatilla counties

*4 each in Baker, Clatsop and Tillamook counties

*3 each in Lincoln, Malheur, Morrow, Wallowa and Wasco counties

*2 each in Lake, and Sherman counties

*1 each in Harney, Hood River, Jefferson and Union counties

The new deaths ranged in age from 51 to 96. 1 each lived in Clackamas, Douglas, Deschutes, Jackson and Multnomah counties

OHA said the number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 171, which is 8 more than on Tuesday. There are 42 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds, which is unchanged from Tuesday.

OHA reported that 36,104 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry. Of that total, 24,097 doses were administered on Tuesday. 12,007 were administered on previous days, but were entered into the vaccine registry on Tuesday.

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination situation in Oregon, go to: https://covidvaccine.oregon.gov.

 

 

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