The OHA says these “successful cases” are a reminder that no vaccine is 100% effective.
Portland, Oregon – Of the more than 700,000 Oregon residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 168 were still tested positive for the virus and three died at April 2, state health officials said Thursday.
Oregon’s health agency (OHA) said the so-called. These “new cases” were reported when they were tested positive for COVID-19 at least 14 days after the last vaccination.
They have been reported in 25 of the 36 counties of the state, but represent. “A very small percentage”; of all Oregon residents are fully vaccinated, OHA said in a news release.
“Although Pfizer, Modena and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19 morbidity and mortality, no vaccine has been found to be effective in preventing severe COVID-19 morbidity and mortality. It is 100% effective and there will be cases of vaccine development going on. “
Many of the successful cases were asymptomatic and tested for other reasons, health officials said.They said 11% of the successful patients were hospitalized within 30 days of testing positive. And it mostly occurs in people over 65 or has an underlying health condition.
“All three deaths represent less than 2 percent of vaccine development cases,” the OHA said, adding that. “There were no vaccine development cases associated with the COVID-19 variant.”
To prevent a vaccine epidemic, OHA recommends basic COVID safety precautions, such as masking, physical spacing, and avoidance of socializing.
State and local epidemiologists are continuing to monitor and review vaccine development cases and are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to gather information that may provide insights into the traits involved in the Develop vaccines
On March 30, Washington state health officials reported 102 successful cases out of 1.2 million people who had received the vaccine.
Related: Washington Reports 102 ‘Progressive’ COVID Cases Out of 1.2 Million Fully Immunized
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The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on Thursday reported 678 new COVID-19 cases in the state and five new deaths due to the virus.
Oregon’s death toll is currently 2,439.The OHA did not report specific information on the five people who reported death Thursday.
The 678 new cases were the most reported in a day in Oregon since Feb. 5, when the state reported 846 new COVID cases.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 in Oregon is now at 168,795.
Related: Oregon sees an increase in COVID-19 patients, mortality and hospitalizations in weekly reports.
Multnomah County had the highest number of cases on Thursday with 108, followed by Jackson County 88 and Washington County with 69.
The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (4), Clackamas (65), Clatsop (6), Columbia (10), Coos (7), Crook (4), Curry (3), Deschutes. (47), Douglas (14), Gilliam (1), Grant (7), Hood River (5), Jackson (88), Jefferson (5), Josephine. (27), Klamath (42), Lane (47), Lincoln (8), Linn (18), Malheur (1), Marion (48), Morrow (1), Multnomah (108), Polk (14). , Tillamook (8), Umatilla (6), Union (1), Wasco (1), Washington (69) and Yamhill (9).
Oregon currently has 1,083,978 doses of Pfizer, 971,012 doses of Moderna, and 61,539 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
On Thursday, 1,340,235 doses of Pfizer, 1,212,800 doses of Moderna and 185,500 doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were delivered to locations across Oregon.
Related: CDC Says 1 in 4 Adults in the United States are Fully Immunized.
Health officials said there are now 168 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Oregon, three fewer than Wednesday.There were 38 fewer cases of coronavirus in the intensive care unit. Wednesday to 4 cases