PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority did not report any new deaths related to COVID-19 on Friday. This maintains the death toll in the state at 2,385.
OHA reported 499 new cases, resulting in a total of 166,013.
Oregon currently administered a total of 962,741 first and second doses of Pfizer, 890,157 first and second doses of Moderna, and 45,256 single doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Oregon is 157. There are 42 patients with COVID-19 in ICU beds.
More information about the hospital capacity can be found here.
The OHA has released its latest forecast for COVID-19, which shows higher transmission of the virus by mid-March.
According to the model, the effective reproduction rate – the expected number of secondary cases generated by a single case – is estimated at 1.12 to 17 March.
At this level of transmission, the daily cases for the two-week period between April 7 and April 20 will increase to 130 per 100,000 people, leading to an average of 390 daily cases and 17 new daily hospitalizations.
For the latest information, visit govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19.
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