Oregon reports 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours

Dec 23 2020, 3:16 pm

The Oregon Health Authority has reported 1,000 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases, with 21 new deaths.

The state has now seen a total of 105,970 coronavirus cases, and the death toll has risen to 1,403.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (5), Benton (16), Clackamas (64), Clatsop (18), Columbia (10), Coos (7), Crook (3), Deschutes (41), Douglas (10), Grant (1), Hood River (5), Jackson (48), Jefferson (8), Josephine (17), Klamath (30), Lane (73), Lincoln (5), Linn (48), Malheur (20), Marion (127), Morrow (1), Multnomah (209), Polk (28), Sherman (1), Tillamook (4), Umatilla (33), Union (2), Wasco (14), Washington (117), Wheeler (3) and Yamhill (32).

Since Tuesday, the number of hospitalizations has increased by three to 527. As of the last count on December 22, 109 people remain in the ICU.

Yesterday, 2,449 doses of vaccine were administered, raising the state’s total number of first vaccine doses to 10,407. All vaccinations occurred at Oregon hospitals and long-term care facilities.

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