OHA Pauses Launch of Planned Disclosure Alert App
PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) – There are 33 new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death to 2,427, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.
The OHA also reported 544 new confirmed and assumed cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the state to a total of 167,658.
Oregon is pausing the disclosure notification app.
This week, the OHA decided to temporarily stop planning the release of the exposure alert (EN) application program for Oregon to focus on vaccination and other priority efforts to end transmission. COVID-19 outbreak
Over the past six months, OHA has benefited from talks with local health authorities and other partners, highlighting the benefits and costs of an early warning app, as well as the intense efforts of states and officials. Local public health will be required to promote the app and Address gaps in Oregon̵7;s diverse community use, as well as the added contact tracking, the need for full adoption will arise with county health officials.
OHA appreciates the staff of the agency hears the feedback they hear from our partners working in local communities. State health officials made the decision after consultation with Gov. Kate Brown’s office.
Rachael Banks, OHA’s director of public health, said: “About two dozen states have opted not to install smartphone-based apps and instead resort to alternative tools to stop the COVID-19 epidemic. Gon is focused on building trust in communities across the state so that all Oregon residents are vaccinated and uphold other COVID-19 prevention practices such as wearing a mask. Staying physically distant and limiting the size and frequency of indoor gatherings These strategies protect more than 4,000 COVID-19 deaths in our state. We will continue to prioritize these approaches because they are still the best solution to end the epidemic. ”
Vaccination in Oregon
The OHA reports that 32,955 new doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been added to the state vaccination registry. Of all these, 21,170 doses were administered on Monday and 11,785 were taken the previous day. But was entered into the vaccine register on Monday.
Oregon currently has 1,040,314 doses of Pfizer, 938,182 doses of Moderna, and 51,618 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. At least once
Cumulative daily totals can take several days to conclude because providers have 72 hours to report dosing and technical challenges, delaying reporting by many providers. A technique to vaccination sites to improve the timeliness of input into the state’s ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS).
To date, 1,306,305 doses of Pfizer, 1,187,500 doses of Moderna, and 168,100 doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine have been delivered to areas across Oregon.
These are preliminary and subject to change. The OHA dashboard provides regularly updated vaccination information, and the Oregon dashboard was updated Tuesday.
The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations across Oregon was 163, 14 fewer than Monday, with 42 cases of COVID-19 in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, unchanged from Monday.
The total number of patients in the hospital bed may change during the reporting time. The figures do not represent a day’s admission or length of hospital stay. This information does not record employee restrictions and may further limit bed capacity.
More information about the hospital’s capabilities can be found here.
St. Charles Bend reported four COVID-19 cases at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, one of which was in the ICU with a ventilator.
Cases and deaths
New confirmed and presumed COVID-19 patients reported Tuesday were in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (11), Clackamas (86), Clatsop (1), Columbia (5). , Coos (10), Crook (2)), Curry (2), Deschutes (35), Douglas (7), Grant (9), Harney (3), Hood River (2), Jackson (33), Jefferson ( 2), Josephine (12), Klamath (21), Lane (41), Lincoln (3), Lynn (17), Malhere (4), Marion (36), Malnomah (68. ), Polk (10), Sherman (1), Tillamook (7), Umatiya (8), Union (4), Wasco (1), Washington (97) and Yamhill (2). )
record: Details of Tuesday’s death report will be published at a later date.
Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination?
To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine situation in Oregon, visit the OHA web page (in English or Spanish), which includes distribution details and other information.