Data digest: Covid by the numbers for Jan. 10, 2022

A screengrab of the Covid hospitalizations in region two, which includes Benton, Lincoln, Linn, Yamhill, Marion and Polk counties.

As Covid hospitalizations continue to rise again due to the omicron variant, Salem Reporter is again publishing hospitalization and case information daily. Here’s our report for Monday, Jan. 10.

Total Salem Hospital patients with Covid: 84 as of Monday morning, an increase of 12 from Sunday.   

Of those, 10 are in the intensive care unit, and three are on ventilators. 

Forty-nine of those in the hospital are not vaccinated against Covid.

Total Salem Hospital bed occupancy: 516 patients; the hospital is licensed for 494 beds

Salem Hospital is able to expand care beyond licensed bed capacity through waivers tied to the federal emergency declaration. 

Total people hospitalized with Covid in Region 2 (Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn, Benton, Lincoln counties): 126. Of those, 24 are in the intensive care unit and six are on ventilators.

Total Region 2 hospital bed occupancy: 81 of 86 staffed ICU beds and 545 of 557 non-ICU beds in use. 

New Covid cases reported in Marion County: 1,366

New Covid cases reported in Polk County: 267

New Covid deaths reported: 18 in Oregon

-Saphara Harrell