An isolation room for a Covid patient in the intensive care unit 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 Tuesday, Sept. 21.
New Covid cases reported in Marion County: 173
New Covid cases reported in Polk County: 56
Total Salem Hospital patients with Covid: 96 as of Tuesday morning, a decrease of three from Monday. Of those, 24 are in the intensive care unit, and 12 are on ventilators.
Eighty-two 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): 175, an increase of nine from Monday. Of those, 42 are in the intensive care unit and 19 are on ventilators.
Total Region 2 hospital bed occupancy: 92 of 95 staffed ICU beds and 707 of 719 non-ICU beds in use.
New Covid deaths reported: 30
OHA released demographic information for five Marion County residents whose deaths were reported Monday. No Polk County residents were listed.
A 70-year-old man who tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept. 15 at Salem Hospital.
A 45-year-old woman who tested positive on Sept. 6 and died on Sept. 16 at Salem Hospital.
An 80-year-old man who tested positive on Sept. 2 and died on Sept. 13 at Salem Hospital.
A 68-year-old man from Marion County who tested positive on Aug. 24 and died on Sept. 14 at Silverton Hospital.
A 67-year-old woman who tested positive on Aug. 26 and died on Sept. 13 at Salem Hospital.
All had underlying conditions.
New Covid vaccines in Oregon: 3,206 new Covid vaccine doses administered on Sept. 20, including 1,322 first doses.
Source: Oregon Health Authority, Salem Health