Salem Hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (Amanda Loman/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 Tuesday, Sept. 14.
New Covid cases reported in Marion County: 205
New Covid cases reported in Polk County: 44
Total Salem Hospital patients with Covid: 97 as of Tuesday morning, the same as Monday. Of those, 22 are in the intensive care unit, and 22 are on ventilators. Eighty-three of those in the hospital are not vaccinated against Covid.
Total Salem Hospital bed occupancy: 464 of 494 licensed beds in use
Total people hospitalized with Covid in Region 2 (Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn, Benton, Lincoln counties): 166, the same as Monday. Of those, 40 are in the intensive care unit and 18 are on ventilators.
Total Region 2 hospital bed occupancy: 94 of 98 staffed ICU beds and 685 of 710 non-ICU beds in use.
New Covid deaths reported: 44
OHA has been reporting the demographic information on Covid deaths two days later. None of the weekend’s reported deaths included Marion or Polk county residents.
New Covid vaccines in Oregon: 3,754 new Covid vaccine doses administered on Sept. 13, including at least 2,307 first doses.
Source: Oregon Health Authority, Salem Health