The Oregon Health Authority on Sunday reported 1,416 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths.
Sunday’s numbers bring Oregon’s totals to 109,725 confirmed or presumed infections and 1,427 deaths, among the lowest totals in the nation.
Where the new cases are by county: Benton (6), Clackamas (127), Clatsop (6), Columbia (6), Coos (18), Crook (1), Curry (8), Deschutes (34), Douglas (10), Gilliam (1), Hood River (3), Jackson (67), Jefferson (2), Josephine (60), Klamath (89), Lane (23), Lincoln (16), Linn (16), Malheur (12), Marion (362), Morrow (2), Multnomah (117), Polk (44), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (29), Union (3), Wasco (28), Washington (280) and Yamhill (43).
New deaths: Oregon’s 1,423rd death connected to the coronavirus is a 71-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive Nov. 26 and died Dec. 24 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying medical conditions.
Oregon’s 1,424th COVID-19 death is a 71-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive Nov. 27 and died Dec. 22 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
Oregon’s 1,425th COVID-19 death is a 59-year-old Columbia County man who tested positive Nov. 24 and died Dec. 16 at Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
Oregon’s 1,426th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old Deschutes County woman who tested positive Dec. 18 and died Dec. 25 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
Oregon’s 1,427th COVID-19 death is a 98-year-old Marion County woman who tested positive Dec. 17 and died Dec. 26 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
Prevalence of infections: On Sunday, the state reported 715 new positive tests out of 9,872 tests performed, equaling a 7.2 positivity rate.
Hospitalized patients: Oregon officials on Sunday reported 492 people hospitalized because of COVID-19, 20 more than on Saturday. Of those, 105 patients are in intensive care units, eight more than Saturday.
Since it began: Oregon has reported 109,725 confirmed or presumed infections and 1,427 deaths, among the lowest totals in the nation. To date, the state has reported 2,589,436 lab reports from tests.
— The Oregonian/OregonLive