Oregon adds 865 cases, 6 deaths

There have been more than 110,000 cases since the start of the pandemic, and the death toll has reached 1,433.

Posted: Dec 28, 2020 2:54 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority reported 865 new confirmed and presumptive cases on Monday as well as six more deaths.

There have been more than 110,000 cases since the start of the pandemic, and the death toll has reached 1,433.

Today’s cases include the following: Baker (1), Benton (7), Clackamas (125), Clatsop (5), Columbia (5), Coos (1), Curry (1), Deschutes (11), Grant (1), Harney (1), Hood River (8), Jackson (69), Jefferson (1), Josephine (7), Lake (1), Lane (35), Lincoln (2), Linn (12), Malheur (5), Marion (80), Multnomah (121), Polk (32), Umatilla (11), Union (1), Wasco (3), Washington (305) and Yamhill (14).

On Sunday, 840 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered, bringing the total of first vaccine doses to 20,298 for the state. All vaccinations have been at Oregon hospitals and long-term care facilities.

As of now, 515 people with COVID-19 are in the hospital, up 23 from the day before. A total of 113 of those patients are in intensive care units.

OHA officials said a lab processing error caused 20 cases to be attributed to Douglas County last week, and those cases were removed from Douglas County’s cumulative total on Monday.

The following are the recently reported deaths:

  • Oregon’s 1,428th COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old man in Jackson County who tested positive on Nov. 22 and died on Dec. 27 at Providence Medford Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,429th COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old man in Jackson County who tested positive on Dec.18 and died on Dec. 26 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Medford. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,430th COVID-19 death is a 67-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 12 and died on Dec. 17 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,431st COVID-19 death is an 85-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Nov. 25 and died on Dec. 15 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1432nd COVID-19 death is an 87-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 15 and died on Dec. 26 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,433rd COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 27 and died on Dec. 27 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.

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