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We’ll be updating this story throughout the day with the latest news on coronavirus and its impact in Oregon on Tuesday, January 12.

The vaccination will be expanded to educators 65 and older on Jan. 23.

Immunizations for people 65 and older, educators and K-12 staff will begin on Jan. 23 in Oregon, according to a press release from Gov. Kate Brown.

The move comes after new federal guidelines were introduced Tuesday suggesting states increase vaccination rates without a second suspension of the vaccine.

The federal government announced Tuesday that it would be releasing the full vaccine to states instead of keeping the dosage in storage to ensure everyone gets a second dose.

As of Monday, 107,812 people in Oregon were vaccinated, including 7,029 who received both doses, according to the Oregon Health Authority statistics.The state received more than 200,000 doses.

Oregon announced Tuesday it would follow state leaders such as New York and Florida and increase vaccination efforts.

Those who will be eligible for the vaccine starting Jan. 23, where additional vaccines are expected to be delivered are people 65 years of age or older, child care providers, early childhood educators and staff, and kindergarten to educators. And level 12 officers

“If you’re an Oregon native who has recently been eligible for vaccination, I urge you to be patient. Please don’t call your doctor’s office or healthcare provider if you have questions about when you can vaccinate, ”Brown said in a statement.

“Today’s news arrived without notice from the central government. Oregon healthcare providers are working as quickly as possible to modify their vaccination plans to reflect abruptly changing national guidelines. ”

– Bill Pohler

Oregon Daily Record of COVID-19-related deaths

Oregon linked the daily records of COVID-19-related deaths to 54 new deaths on Tuesday, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

Tuesday’s record of 54 people died, announced Dec. 15.

The OHA said the high number of new deaths was partly attributed to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Oregon in November and December.

The new deaths cost Oregon’s death toll from COVID-19 to 1,667, with a total of 231 in Marion County and 35 in Polk County, although no new deaths have been reported in the county. On tuesday

The state reported 1,203 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the state’s cumulative total for 127,780 infections.

Marion County reported 97 new cases for a total of 15,643; Polk County has 10 new cases, totaling 2,324.

– Bill Pohler

Oregon has vaccinated 115,060.

The state reports that 10,465 new doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been added to the state register, making the first or second number 115,060.

Oregon’s health agency reported 6,668 dosing on Monday, while 3,797 from the previous day. But enter the registration this week

Four other counties in the category “High risk” for the risk of metastasis.

Four counties in Oregon will enter a category. Friday’s “high-risk” COVID-19 outbreak brought the total to 26.

This category is part of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s framework for preventing the spread of the virus, with most of the restrictions on business and social activities.

Two counties will now be considered “high risk”, two will be “moderate risk” and six will be “lower risk”.

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The Marion and Polk districts remained in the high-risk category. The four counties moved into that category are Baker, Clatsop, Coos, and Morrow.

“As four counties have come back to serious risks this week, we are reminded that health and safety measures remain a top priority, even if we slow down the COVID-19 epidemic,” Brown said in the news. Public Relations, “I want to remind all Oregon residents to continue their role in compliance with existing health and safety guidelines.

Information on county risk levels and activity restrictions is available at

Oregon coronavirus cases by the numbers

This is the latest data from the Oregon Health Authority as of Tuesday, January 12.

  • 1,667: Deaths from COVID-19.
  • 127,780: All cases.
  • 403: Patient is hospitalized.

Oregon COVID-19 by county

This is the number of patients, both positive and presumed, and deaths as of Tuesday, Jan. 12.

  • Baker: 526 cases, 5 deaths.
  • Benton: 1,588, 12 deaths
  • Clackamas: 11,268, 125 deaths
  • Clatsop: 638, 4 deaths
  • Colombia 976, 17 deaths
  • Coos: 905, 14 deaths
  • Crook: 550, 8 deaths
  • Curry: 314, 3 deaths
  • Deschutes: 4,635, 31 deaths.
  • Douglas: 1,590, 42 deaths
  • Gilliam: 46 cases, 1 death
  • Given: 174 cases, 1 death
  • Harney: 159, 3 deaths
  • Hood River: 917, 20 deaths
  • Jackson 6,627, 81 deaths
  • Jefferson 1,627, 23 deaths
  • Josephine 1,560, 29 deaths
  • Klamath: 2,306, 30 deaths.
  • Lakes: 222 cases, 5 deaths
  • Lanes: 7,851, 103 deaths
  • Lincoln: 964, 17 deaths
  • Linn: 2,984, 38 deaths.
  • Malheur: 3,075, 51 deaths.
  • Marion 15,643, 231 deaths
  • Tomorrow: 897 deaths, 9 deaths.
  • Multnomah: 27,400 cases, 425 deaths.
  • Polk: 2,324, 35 deaths.
  • Sherman: 47
  • Tillmook: 346 cases, 2 deaths
  • Umatilla: 6,421, 61 deaths
  • Union: 1,063 cases, 16 deaths
  • Wallowa: 92, 3 deaths.
  • Wasco: 1,012, 23 deaths.
  • Washington: 17,975 cases, 158 deaths.
  • Wheeler: 17 cases, 1 death
  • Yamhill: 3,041, 40 deaths

Source: Oregon Health Authority

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