Oregon reports 2,490 new breakthrough vaccine cases

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) – Oregon health officials reported 24 new deaths related to COVID-19 on Thursday.

The state’s death toll from COVID is now 4,141, the Oregon Health Authority said.

OHA reported 1,237 new confirmed and suspected cases, bringing the state’s total to 347,616.

Oregon had 575 COVID hospital admissions, 20 fewer than the previous day, and 146 patients in intensive care beds, one more than the previous day.

OHA reported that 12,696 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state vaccination registry on October 13. The running average over seven days is now 10,301 doses per day.

Oregon has now given 3,144,034 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 1,926,449 doses of Moderna, and 221,987 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

To date, 2,779,073 people have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 2,563,481 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.

The OHA’s latest breakthrough COVID report, released Thursday, found that 72.8% of the 9,141 cases reported between October 3 and October 9 were unvaccinated people (2,490 breakthrough cases in vaccinated people, what 27.2% of all cases in this period). The average age of breakthrough cases was 47 years. To date, there have been 30,687 breakthrough vaccine cases in Oregon. According to the OHA, 4.4% of all breakthrough cases were hospitalized and 1% died. The average age of those vaccinated who died was 81 years.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday were in the following counties: Baker (11), Benton (26), Clackamas (87), Clatsop (7), Columbia (8), Coos (27), Crook (37th). ), Curry (3), Deschutes (136), Douglas (39), Grant (10), Harney (13), Hood River (10), Jackson (56), Jefferson (21), Josephine (16), Klamath ( 48), Lake (6), Lane (93), Lincoln (11), Linn (22), Malheur (33), Marion (98), Morrow (4), Multnomah (132), Polk (37), Tillamook ( 6), Umatilla (75), Union (11), Wallowa (7), Wasco (25), Washington (88), Wheeler (5) and Yamhill (29).

Information on the most recent deaths was not immediately available.

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