Salem Hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)
Salem Reporter is keeping you informed of the latest Covid numbers. Here’s our report for Monday, Sept. 20.
Monday case and death totals also include numbers reported Saturday and Sunday and are typically higher than other weekdays.
New Covid cases reported in Marion County: 398
New Covid cases reported in Polk County: 55
Total Salem Hospital patients with Covid: 99 as of Monday morning, an increase of three from Sunday. Of those, 25 are in the intensive care unit, and 12 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, an increase of one from Friday. Of those, 45 are in the intensive care unit and 19 are on ventilators.
Total Region 2 hospital bed occupancy: 95 of 95 staffed ICU beds and 705 of 709 non-ICU beds in use.
New Covid deaths reported: 25
The Oregon Health Authority didn’t include demographic information on the weekend’s deaths by 3:30 p.m. Monday.
New Covid vaccines in Oregon: 535 new Covid vaccine doses administered on Sept. 19, including 262 first doses.
Source: Oregon Health Authority, Salem Health