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What you need to know about virus variants

Sometimes it can feel overwhelming to sort through all the information we come across. The Delta variant continues to be in the headlines, but other variants are also in the news as well.

Learn more and get answers to common questions about variants on the Oregon Vaccine News blog.

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Outdoor mask mandate issued for most public outdoor settings
All Oregonians age 12 and older eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine
Booster and third doses of Pfizer now recommended for some people

 Situation in Oregon



Updated 9/27/2021 with data from 12:01 am (updated Monday - Friday)*
Total cases 324,571
Total deaths 3,709
Positive tests 447,952
Negative tests 6,437,684
Total tests 6,885,636

County Cases1 Deaths2
Baker 1831 24
Benton 4795 30
Clackamas 27506 277
Clatsop 2260 26
Columbia 3390 39
Coos 4397 72
Crook 2249 39
Curry 1692 17
Deschutes 17521 104
Douglas 11044 207
Gilliam 140 4
Grant 889 9
Harney 905 18
Hood River 1672 35
Jackson 21483 271
Jefferson 3297 48
Josephine 8843 175
Klamath 6696 95
Lake 751 8
Lane 24978 256
Lincoln 2868 30
Linn 11053 90
Malheur 4987 69
Marion 33757 401
Morrow 1712 21
Multnomah 52543 645
Polk 6442 72
Sherman 133 3
Tillamook 1861 23
Umatilla 13107 129
Union 2877 38
Wallowa 558 12
Wasco 2501 39
Washington 35987 280
Wheeler 65 1
Yamhill 7781 102
Total 324571 3709
Age group Cases1 Percent Ever hospitalized4 Deaths2
0 to 9 18928 6% 200 2
10 to 19 38714 12% 304 3
20 to 29 65369 20% 1066 22
30 to 39 57221 18% 1456 45
40 to 49 48757 15% 1938 123
50 to 59 40546 12% 2824 297
60 to 69 28128 9% 3519 616
70 to 79 16231 5% 3360 913
80 and over 10136 3% 2911 1688
Not available 541 0% 4 0
Total 324571 100% 17582 3709
Sex Cases1 Percent Deaths2 Percent
Female 164069 51% 1687 45%
Male 155204 48% 2010 54%
Non-binary 33 0% 0 0%
Not available 5265 2% 12 0%
Total 324571 100% 3709 100%
Hospitalized4 Cases1 Percent
Yes 17582 5%
No 184457 57%
Not provided 122532 38%
Total 324571 100%

For hospital capacity data: Please see our daily COVID-19 update and Hospital Capacity dashboard.

For data on testing at the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory: Please see our daily COVID-19 update.

1This includes cases confirmed by diagnostic testing and presumptive cases. Presumptive cases are people without a positive diagnostic test who have COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a laboratory confirmed case. Antibody test results are not included in our data. County of residence for cases may change as new information becomes available. If changes occur, we will update our counts accordingly.

2For additional details on individuals who have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, please refer to our press releases.

3This includes cases who test negative and are not epi-linked to a confirmed case.

4Ever hospitalized, if available, as reported to OPERA. OPERA is the state of Oregon's electronic disease surveillance system for COVID-19. Cases are considered hospitalized if they were ever admitted to the hospital for inpatient care during the their COVID-19 illness. Cases who were examined in but not admitted to a hospital may be incorrectly classified as hospitalized until interview and medical record review are complete, leading to fluctuations in the number of hospitalized COVID-19 cases.

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 Weekly Data Report

A closer look at COVID-19 risk factors, symptoms, severity, demographics and test positivity.

 Weekly Data Report

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Breakthrough Cases Report

A vaccine breakthrough cases is when a person has a positive COVID-19 test result at least 14 days after the completion of any COVID-19 vaccine series.

 Breakthrough Cases Report

County COVID-19 Community Transmission

These weekly case and testing data track the level of community transmission in Oregon counties. Details on how the level of community transmission is determined can be found here.

 County COVID-19 Community Transmission

 Epidemic Trends and Projections

These projections are for planning and are updated every three weeks based on Rainier modeling software. 

Epidemic Trends

Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Report

Details on the race, ethnicity, language and disability (REALD) of reported COVID-19 cases and health care encounters.

 REALD Report

*For updates on weekends or previous data reports, please see our COVID-19 News and Reports page. COVID-19 data are provisional and subject to change with ongoing data reconciliation.

 Statewide Requirements and Recommendations

On June 30, 2021, Governor Kate Brown rescinded Executive Order 20-66 and many other executive orders that directed the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to issue enforceable guidance for various sectors of the state regarding COVID-19 restrictions.

Entities must continue to follow all applicable federal or state statutes, regulations and rules, and local ordinances.

Child Care Operations  

Isolation and Quarantine Guidance

Ready Schools, Safe Learners

Higher Education

K-12 School Masking Requirement

Visit Vaccination rules for the most current resources.

OHA provides these materials in multiple languages as a part of our equity-centered response to COVID-19. When there are changes, English versions may be updated before the translated versions. Please check the dates in these documents to make sure you have the most current version. If there are differences between English and another language, the English version is the official version.

 Community Resources

Visit our Community Resources page to find a collection of vaccine communication resources, as well as more general information about COVID-19.

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As we face COVID-19 together, it's clear that we are strongest when we are in community, even from a distance. To help keep our communities safe and healthy, OHA's Safe + Strong website provides updates, resources and information in multiple languages. With the right information, we can get through this — together.

Safe + Strong Helpline: 1-800-923-HELP (4357)

Accessibility: For individuals with disabilities or individuals who speak a language other than English, OHA can provide information in alternate formats such as translations, large print, or braille. Contact the Health Information Center at 1-971-673-2411, 711 TTY or

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 Language access: OHA is working to provide original content in languages other than English. Many of the materials in our community resources section are available in multiple languages. OHA is also providing the Google™ Translate option to assist you in reading the OHA website in languages other than English. Google™ Translate cannot translate all types of documents and may not provide an exact translation. Anyone relying on information obtained from Google™ Translate does so at their own risk. OHA does not make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided.

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