No new deaths reported on anniversary of Oregon's first COVID-19 death

On the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 death in the state, OHA took the time to recognize the 2,322 people who have died over the last year.

Posted: Mar 14, 2021 3:30 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 death in Oregon. Since March 14, 2020, a total of 2,322 Oregonians have died from the virus.

The Oregon Health Authority reported no new COVID-19 related deaths across the state Sunday. However, the OHA confirmed 234 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 159,617.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported are in the following counties: Baker (1), Benton (6), Clackamas (19), Columbia (3), Coos (11), Curry (7), Deschutes (15), Douglas (4), Grant (6), Jackson (21), Josephine (7), Lane (5), Linn (11), Marion (25), Morrow (1), Multnomah (46), Polk (3), Tillamook (1), Wasco (1), Washington (39), Yamhill (2).

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 100, which is four fewer than Saturday. There are 21 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is two fewer than Saturday.

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