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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 10/21/2021 with data from 12:01 am (updated Monday - Friday)*
Total cases 356,061
Total deaths 4,275
Positive tests 487,854
Negative tests 6,894,254
Total tests 7,382,108

County Cases1 Deaths2
Baker 2025 29
Benton 5465 31
Clackamas 29660 309
Clatsop 2433 29
Columbia 3797 44
Coos 5012 94
Crook 2875 46
Curry 1800 25
Deschutes 20211 125
Douglas 12065 243
Gilliam 154 4
Grant 1000 13
Harney 1137 26
Hood River 1921 37
Jackson 22982 310
Jefferson 3723 52
Josephine 9349 196
Klamath 7965 118
Lake 924 12
Lane 27624 302
Lincoln 3180 39
Linn 12780 130
Malheur 5617 76
Marion 36719 454
Morrow 1844 23
Multnomah 55695 704
Polk 7336 81
Sherman 150 3
Tillamook 1964 32
Umatilla 14451 150
Union 3184 49
Wallowa 686 12
Wasco 2874 41
Washington 38673 322
Wheeler 112 1
Yamhill 8674 113
Total 356061 4275
Age group Cases1 Percent Ever hospitalized4 Deaths2
0 to 9 22020 6% 216 2
10 to 19 43484 12% 336 3
20 to 29 69942 20% 1139 23
30 to 39 62454 18% 1567 57
40 to 49 53131 15% 2091 157
50 to 59 44025 12% 3050 370
60 to 69 31199 9% 3857 753
70 to 79 18100 5% 3673 1038
80 and over 11089 3% 3150 1872
Not available 617 0% 6 0
Total 356061 100% 19085 4275
Sex Cases1 Percent Deaths2 Percent
Female 179905 51% 1931 45%
Male 169750 48% 2327 54%
Non-binary 35 0% 0 0%
Not available 6371 2% 17 0%
Total 356061 100% 4275 100%
Hospitalized4 Cases1 Percent
Yes 19085 5%
No 198161 56%
Not provided 138815 39%
Total 356061 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

 Printing requests: You can download materials on this page. OHA does not offer paper versions. Please feel free to print whatever you need.

 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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