Oregon reports over 1,700 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours

Jan 8 2021, 1:21 pm

The Oregon Health Authority has reported 1,755 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases and seven new deaths.

The state has now seen a total of 122,847 COVID-19 cases, and the death toll has risen to 1,575.

The new confirmed and presumptive cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (43), Clackamas (203), Clatsop (8), Columbia (12), Coos (18), Crook (3), Curry (4), Deschutes (92), Douglas (27), Gilliam (3), Harney (1), Hood River (20), Jackson (83), Jefferson (3), Josephine (60), Klamath (115), Lake (1), Lane (105), Lincoln (5), Linn (42), Malheur (24), Marion (179), Morrow (12), Multnomah (256), Polk (42), Sherman (4), Tillamook (5), Umatilla (44), Union (20), Wasco (18), Washington (253) and Yamhill (47).

Since Thursday, the number of hospitalizations has decreased by 11 to 451. As of the last count, 88 people remain in the ICU.

7,994 doses of vaccine were administered today, including 578 second doses.

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