Oregon coronavirus update, Jan 25: 41 deaths and 6,904 new cases

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41 deaths, 6,904 new cases

The Oregon Health Authority reported an additional 6,904 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with 41 deaths.

Marion County accounted for 841 cases, while Polk County had 193.

Of those whose deaths were reported, five were from Marion County:

  • A 99-year-old man who died Dec. 8, 2021 at his residence.

  • An 87-year-old man who died Dec. 10, 2021 at Providence Newberg Medical Center.

  • A 65-year-old man who died December 12, 2021 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

  • A 74-year-old woman who died Dec. 13, 2021 at her residence.

  • A 63-year-old woman who died Jan. 21 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center.

Hospitals statewide are treating 1,057 patients with COVID-19, including 152 in intensive care unit beds. Modeling from Oregon Health and Science University predicts hospitalizations will peak within the next week.

The state's adult ICU bed capacity is at 91% and non-ICU bed capacity is at 94%.

Public health officials are asking Oregonians to follow coronavirus public health guidelines, including wearing masks indoors and in crowded outdoor locations, keeping distance from other people and staying home when you have tested positive or suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19.

COVID-19 patients at Salem Health

Coronavirus patient numbers at Salem Health on Tuesday, Jan. 25:

  • 119: Total COVID-19 inpatients, 59% unvaccinated.

  • 8: 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 Tuesday, Jan. 25:

  • 5,994: People who have died from COVID-19.

  • 597,172: Total cases of COVID-19.

  • 1,057: 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 Tuesday, Jan. 25:

  • Baker: 2,801 cases, 40 deaths.

  • Benton: 11,988 cases, 48 deaths.

  • Clackamas: 51,874 cases, 464 deaths.

  • Clatsop: 3,822 cases, 37 deaths.

  • Columbia: 6,232 cases, 67 deaths.

  • Coos: 8,848 cases, 130 deaths.

  • Crook: 4,929 cases, 62 deaths.

  • Curry: 2,695 cases, 41 deaths.

  • Deschutes: 39,433 cases, 228 deaths.

  • Douglas: 16,847 cases, 326 deaths.

  • Gilliam: 246 cases, 4 deaths.

  • Grant: 1,411 cases, 18 deaths.

  • Harney: 1,349 cases, 35 deaths.

  • Hood River: 2,983 cases, 40 deaths.

  • Jackson: 36,118 cases, 423 deaths.

  • Jefferson: 6,157 cases, 71 deaths.

  • Josephine: 13,676 cases, 293 deaths.

  • Klamath: 11,864 cases, 179 deaths.

  • Lake: 1,201 cases, 23 deaths.

  • Lane: 46,498 cases, 401 deaths.

  • Lincoln: 5,580 cases, 64 deaths.

  • Linn: 21,625 cases, 221 deaths.

  • Malheur: 7,328 cases, 96 deaths.

  • Marion: 58,210 cases, 575 deaths.

  • Morrow: 2,693 cases, 26 deaths.

  • Multnomah: 97,855 cases, 949 deaths.

  • Polk: 12,587 cases, 115 deaths.

  • Sherman: 277 cases, 3 deaths.

  • Tillamook: 3,038 cases, 54 deaths.

  • Umatilla: 20,245 cases, 190 deaths.

  • Union: 4,316 cases, 65 deaths.

  • Wallowa: 1,038 cases, 13 deaths.

  • Wasco: 4,294 cases, 50 deaths.

  • Washington: 72,322 cases, 469 deaths.

  • Wheeler: 193 cases, 2 death.

  • Yamhill: 14,599 cases, 172 deaths.

Source: Oregon Health Authority

This article originally appeared on Salem Statesman Journal: Oregon reports 41 COVID-19 deaths, 6,904 new cases

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