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Medical and public health experts determine when to recommend a booster

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will consider whether to recommend that individuals who were vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines should get booster doses.

Learn more and get answers to common questions 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 10/15/2021 with data from 12:01 am (updated Monday - Friday)*
Total cases 348,766
Total deaths 4,161
Positive tests 478,555
Negative tests 6,777,788
Total tests 7,256,343

County Cases1 Deaths2
Baker 1980 28
Benton 5291 30
Clackamas 29094 304
Clatsop 2395 29
Columbia 3713 43
Coos 4896 91
Crook 2747 45
Curry 1781 22
Deschutes 19577 123
Douglas 11795 240
Gilliam 148 4
Grant 976 12
Harney 1084 24
Hood River 1883 37
Jackson 22632 300
Jefferson 3614 50
Josephine 9233 195
Klamath 7709 110
Lake 890 11
Lane 26966 298
Lincoln 3106 38
Linn 12380 120
Malheur 5515 74
Marion 36055 444
Morrow 1816 23
Multnomah 54797 689
Polk 7153 80
Sherman 146 3
Tillamook 1933 28
Umatilla 14241 144
Union 3131 46
Wallowa 670 12
Wasco 2815 40
Washington 37988 313
Wheeler 99 1
Yamhill 8517 110
Total 348766 4161
Age group Cases1 Percent Ever hospitalized4 Deaths2
0 to 9 21323 6% 217 2
10 to 19 42415 12% 327 3
20 to 29 68919 20% 1126 22
30 to 39 61264 18% 1539 55
40 to 49 52106 15% 2059 150
50 to 59 43201 12% 3003 359
60 to 69 30459 9% 3795 727
70 to 79 17656 5% 3595 1010
80 and over 10826 3% 3091 1833
Not available 597 0% 6 0
Total 348766 100% 18758 4161
Sex Cases1 Percent Deaths2 Percent
Female 176266 51% 1888 45%
Male 166364 48% 2258 54%
Non-binary 34 0% 0 0%
Not available 6102 2% 15 0%
Total 348766 100% 4161 100%
Hospitalized4 Cases1 Percent
Yes 18758 5%
No 194982 56%
Not provided 135026 39%
Total 348766 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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