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We'll update this story with the latest news about coronavirus and its effects in Oregon on Monday, Jan. 24.
19,400 cases over weekend
An additional 19,400 cases of COVID-19 were recorded over the weekend, the Oregon Health Authority reported Monday, along with 17 deaths.
There were 4,922 new cases Friday, 10,862 cases Saturday and 3,616 cases Sunday. None of these tallies set a new record for daily reported cases, though Saturday's case count was the second-highest since the pandemic began.
Marion County accounted for 1,940 cases over the weekend, while Polk County had 425.
Information about those who died — including age and county of residence — will be released Tuesday.
Hospitals statewide were treating 1,045 patients with COVID-19, including 161 in intensive care unit beds.
The state's adult ICU bed capacity is at 93% and non-ICU bed capacity is at 94%.
The Oregon Health Authority is encouraging Oregonians not to visit an emergency department for general, non-emergency care or for COVID-19 treatment or testing unless they are in need of urgent care.
Hospitalizations related to the omicron variant are expected to peak within the next week, according to modeling from Oregon Health and Science University.
COVID-19 patients at Salem Health
Coronavirus patient numbers at Salem Health on Monday, Jan. 24:
109: Total COVID-19 inpatients, 55% unvaccinated.
6: COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
2: COVID-19 patients on a ventilator.
COVID-19 by the numbers statewide
Here's the most recent data from the Oregon Health Authority, as of Monday, Jan. 24:
5,953: People who have died from COVID-19.
590,270: Total cases of COVID-19.
1,045: COVID-19 patients in hospitals.
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Oregon COVID-19 cases by county
Here are the number of cases, both tested positive and presumptive, and deaths as of Monday, Jan. 24:
Baker: 2,785 cases, 40 deaths.
Benton: 11,772 cases, 46 deaths.
Clackamas: 51,367 cases, 461 deaths.
Clatsop: 3,801 cases, 37 deaths.
Columbia: 6,162 cases, 67 deaths.
Coos: 8,765 cases, 129 deaths.
Crook: 4,872 cases, 62 deaths.
Curry: 2,665 cases, 41 deaths.
Deschutes: 38,929 cases, 226 deaths.
Douglas: 16,606 cases, 324 deaths.
Gilliam: 239 cases, 4 deaths.
Grant: 1,410 cases, 18 deaths.
Harney: 1,333 cases, 35 deaths.
Hood River: 2,930 cases, 39 deaths.
Jackson: 35,599 cases, 418 deaths.
Jefferson: 5,983 cases, 71 deaths.
Josephine: 13,575 cases, 291 deaths.
Klamath: 11,734 cases, 179 deaths.
Lake: 1,172 cases, 23 deaths.
Lane: 46,136 cases, 397 deaths.
Lincoln: 5,509 cases, 62 deaths.
Linn: 21,339 cases, 221 deaths.
Malheur: 7,158 cases, 96 deaths.
Marion: 57,369 cases, 570 deaths.
Morrow: 2,641 cases, 26 deaths.
Multnomah: 97,106 cases, 944 deaths.
Polk: 12,394 cases, 115 deaths.
Sherman: 270 cases, 3 deaths.
Tillamook: 3,001 cases, 54 deaths.
Umatilla: 20,036 cases, 190 deaths.
Union: 4,281 cases, 65 deaths.
Wallowa: 1,020 cases, 13 deaths.
Wasco: 4,129 cases, 50 deaths.
Washington: 71,639 cases, 465 deaths.
Wheeler: 172 cases, 2 death.
Yamhill: 14,371 cases, 169 deaths.
Source: Oregon Health Authority
This article originally appeared on Salem Statesman Journal: Oregon coronavirus: 19,400 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths over weekend