Oregon reports 11 more COVID-19 deaths, 367 new cases
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on Thursday reported 367 new COVID-19 cases in the state and 11 more deaths due to the virus.
Oregon's death toll is now 2,316 people.
Vaccinations Oregon has administered a total of 1,235,071 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Thursday, including more than 445,000 second doses. 1,562,835 doses of vaccine have been delivered to sites across Oregon.
New cases The number of known COVID-19 cases in Oregon is now up to 158,644.
Multnomah County had the highest number of cases on Thursday with 62, followed by Clackamas County with 39.
The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (8), Clackamas (39), Clatsop (1), Columbia (3), Coos (14), Crook (2), Curry (5), Deschutes (23), Douglas (21), Grant (1), Jackson (37), Jefferson (2), Josephine (13), Klamath (8), Lane (9), Lincoln (1), Linn (4), Malheur (1), Marion (30), Multnomah (62), Polk (7), Tillamook (4), Umatilla (13), Union (12), Wasco (4), Washington (38) and Yamhill (1).
Hospitalizations Health officials said there are currently 121 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Oregon, one fewer than Wednesday. There are 24 coronavirus patients in intensive care unit beds, which is two more than Wednesday.
Deaths The OHA released the following information about the 11 people who died:
Oregon's 2,306th COVID-19 death is an 85-year-old man in Baker County who tested positive on Feb. 22 and died on March 6 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 2,307th COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old man in Baker County who tested positive on Jan. 27 and died on March 2 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon's 2,308th COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old man in Josephine County who tested positive on Feb. 26 and died on March 9 at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.