Empty beds in the hallway of the emergency room at Salem Hospital on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)
Salem Reporter is keeping you informed of the latest Covid numbers. Here’s our report for Monday, Sept. 27.
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: 387
New Covid cases reported in Polk County: 23
Total Salem Hospital patients with Covid: 94 as of Monday morning, a decrease of six from Sunday. Of those, 26 are in the intensive care unit, and 15 are on ventilators.
Seventy-five of those in the hospital are not vaccinated against Covid.
Total Salem Hospital bed occupancy: 459 of 494 licensed beds in use
Total people hospitalized with Covid in Region 2 (Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn, Benton, Lincoln counties): 150, a decrease of three from Sunday. Of those, 39 are in the intensive care unit and 20 are on ventilators.
Total Region 2 hospital bed occupancy: 85 of 95 staffed ICU beds and 589 of 668 non-ICU beds in use.
New Covid deaths reported: 27
OHA didn’t release demographic information on the weekend’s deaths by 4 p.m.
New Covid vaccines in Oregon: 1,239 new Covid vaccine doses administered on Sept. 26, including 302 first doses, 231 second doses and 696 third doses.
Salem Reporter is now including the number of people getting a third dose of the vaccine as booster shots become more widely available.
Source: Oregon Health Authority, Salem Health