Oregon reports over 700 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours

Dec 29 2020, 4:31 pm

The Oregon Health Authority has reported 713 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases, with 16 new deaths.

The state has now seen a total of 111,227 coronavirus cases, and the death toll has risen to 1,449.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (25), Benton (7), Clackamas (90), Clatsop (9), Columbia (6), Coos (26), Crook (1), Deschutes (39), Douglas (6), Gilliam (1), Grant (1), Hood River (5), Jackson (36), Jefferson (4), Josephine (15), Klamath (12), Lake (4), Lane (60), Lincoln (12), Linn (22), Malheur (12), Marion (88), Morrow (2), Multnomah (105), Polk (11), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (26), Union (6), Wasco (6), Washington (60), Wheeler (1) and Yamhill (14).

Since Monday, the number of hospitalizations has increased by 12 to 527. As of the last count on December 28, 119 people remain in the ICU.

Yesterday, 4,356 doses of vaccine were administered, raising the state’s total number of vaccine doses to 25,972. All vaccinations occurred at Oregon hospitals and long-term care facilities.

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