Oregon woman, 27, among newly-reported COVID deaths


PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Officials reported 22 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon on Tuesday.

The deaths include a 27-year-old woman in Hood River County who had no underlying conditions, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The other people ranged in age from 35 to 96. Oregon’s death toll is now at 1,904.

The Oregon Health Authority also reported 796 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 139,355. The new cases were reported in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (21), Clackamas (100), Clatsop (11), Columbia (8), Coos (2), Crook (8), Curry (2), Deschutes (70), Douglas (20), Harney (9), Hood River (8), Jackson (49), Jefferson (1), Josephine (14), Klamath (19), Lake (3), Lane (50), Lincoln (6), Linn (12), Malheur (16), Marion (61), Morrow (1), Multnomah (195), Polk (11), Sherman (1), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (18), Union (6), Wallowa (1), Wasco (2), Washington (37) and Yamhill (31).

There were 308 COVID-19 patients being treated at Oregon hospitals and 70 people in ICU beds.

On Tuesday, another 17,422 COVID-19 vaccine doses were added to the state immunization registry, according to OHA. Oregon has now given a total of 325,473 first and second doses.

The state has received 589,200 doses in total.

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