Oregon reports over 1,300 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours

Dec 17 2020, 2:55 pm

The Oregon Health Authority has reported 1,339 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases, with 21 new deaths.

The state has now seen a total of 98,936 coronavirus cases, and the death toll has risen to 1,283.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (20), Clackamas (173), Clatsop (3), Columbia (18), Coos (5), Crook (4), Curry (1), Deschutes (48), Douglas (12), Gilliam (3), Hood River (23), Jackson (82), Jefferson (10), Josephine (24), Klamath (19), Lane (74), Lincoln (8), Linn (60), Malheur (13), Marion (148), Morrow (5), Multnomah (250), Polk (20), Tillamook (12), Umatilla (34), Union (13), Wasco (9), Washington (218), Wheeler (1) and Yamhill (27).

Since Wednesday, the number of hospitalizations has decreased by three to 551. As of the last count on December 16, 113 people remain in the ICU.

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