Salem Hospital (Caleb Wolf/Special to Salem Reporter)
With Covid cases and hospitalizations climbing in Oregon, Salem Reporter is keeping you informed of the latest numbers. Here’s our report for Friday, Sept. 10.
New Covid cases reported in Marion County: 201
New Covid cases reported in Polk County: 67
Total Salem Hospital patients with Covid: 107 as of Friday morning, a decrease of four from Thursday. Of those, 20 are in the intensive care unit, and 15 are on ventilators. Ninety of those in the hospital are not vaccinated against Covid.
Total Salem Hospital bed occupancy: 474 of 494 licensed beds in use
Total people hospitalized with Covid in Region 2 (Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn, Benton, Lincoln counties): 196, a decrease of 12 from Thursday. Of those, 39 are in the intensive care unit and 20 are on ventilators.
Total Region 2 hospital bed occupancy: 100 of 104 staffed ICU beds and 700 of 715 non-ICU beds in use.
New Covid deaths reported: 20
OHA had not published demographic information on Thursday’s reported deaths by 3 p.m.
The Oregon Health Authority reported deaths from Wednesday included two Marion County residents.
-An 83-year-old man who tested positive on Aug. 28 and died on Sept. 7 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
-A 45-year-old woman who tested positive on July 25 and died on Sept. 7 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
New Covid vaccines in Oregon: 4,144 new Covid vaccine doses administered on Sept. 9, including at least 2,466 first doses.
Source: Oregon Health Authority, Salem Health