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No new local COVID-19 deaths reported Tuesday

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In Tuesday’s report, the Oregon Health Authority recorded 1,054 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases for the state. This brings the total number of cases to 391,099.

OHA also logged 19 new deaths — none of them in Linn or Benton counties — making the state’s death toll 5,161.

Benton County reported 13 new cases. This makes the county’s cumulative number of cases 6,097. With no new deaths reported Tuesday, Nov. 30, the total remains at 38 so far.

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Linn County recorded 30 new instances of the virus. The running number of cases for the county is 14,637, and the death toll there is 179.

Here’s a look at more data from OHA and national reports:

Hospitalizations: Four hundred and four patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state, which is eight more than the last report. There are also 94 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds. This is three more than previously reported data.

There are 52 available adult ICU beds, making for an 8% availability rate. There are also 317 available adult non-ICU beds, also an 8% availability.

The region that encompasses Linn and Benton counties has 5% of its adult ICU beds available and 2% of adult non-ICU beds available.

Vaccinations: OHA reported that 17,408 new doses of coronavirus vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry on Monday. The seven-day running average for vaccinations is 13,576 doses per day.

According to Tuesday’s report, 2.9 million people have had at least one dose of a vaccine and 2.6 million people have completed a vaccine series.

National numbers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 119,404 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases for the United States on Tuesday. The cumulative number of cases for the country is around 48 million.

The CDC also logged 1,661 new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the country’s death toll to 778,489.

Maddie Pfeifer covers public safety for Mid-Valley Media. She can be contacted at 541-812-6091 or Madison.Pfeifer@lee.net. Follow her on Twitter via @maddiepfeifer_

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