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Oregon reports 1,416 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths

Dec. 27, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed five more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,427, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 1,416 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 109,725.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 492, which is 20 more than yesterday. There are 105 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is eight more than yesterday.

The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times. The numbers do not reflect admissions per day, nor the length of hospital stay. Staffing limitations are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here.

Cases and deaths

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (6), Clackamas (127), Clatsop (6), Columbia (6), Coos (18), Crook (1), Curry (8), Deschutes (34), Douglas (10), Gilliam (1), Hood River (3), Jackson (67), Jefferson (2), Josephine (60), Klamath (89), Lane (23), Lincoln (16), Linn (16), Malheur (12), Marion (362), Morrow (2), Multnomah (117), Polk (44), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (29), Union (3), Wasco (28), Washington (280), Yamhill (43).

Oregon’s 1,423rd COVID-19 death is a 71-year-old woman in Jackson County who tested positive on Nov. 26 and died on Dec. 24 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,424th COVID-19 death is a 71-year-old woman in Jackson County who tested positive on Nov. 27 and died on Dec. 22 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,425th COVID-19 death is a 59-year-old man in Columbia County who tested positive on Nov. 24 and died on Dec. 16 at Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,426th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old woman in Deschutes County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Dec. 25 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,427th COVID-19 death is a 98-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 17 and died on Dec. 26 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Baker

430

5

Benton

1,296

11

Clackamas

9,609

111

Clatsop

524

3

Columbia

808

13

Coos

707

6

Crook

428

7

Curry

272

3

Deschutes

3,835

22

Douglas

1,358

37

Gilliam

34

1

Grant

168

1

Harney

130

1

Hood River

772

11

Jackson

5,616

66

Jefferson

1,380

16

Josephine

1,120

20

Klamath

1,832

16

Lake

189

4

Lane

6,640

85

Lincoln

855

17

Linn

2,542

32

Malheur

2,815

50

Marion

13,462

207

Morrow

794

8

Multnomah

24,581

383

Polk

1,875

25

Sherman

31

0

Tillamook

291

0

Umatilla

5,407

56

Union

970

13

Wallowa

76

3

Wasco

863

22

Washington

15,433

138

Wheeler

16

0

Yamhill

2,566

34

Total

109,725

1,427

1This includes cases confirmed by diagnostic testing and presumptive cases. Presumptive cases are those without a positive diagnostic test who present COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case. County of residence for cases may change as new information becomes available. If changes occur, we will update our counts accordingly.

2For additional details on individuals who have died from COVID-19 in Oregon, please refer to our press releases.

ELRs (Electronic Lab Results) 12/26

County

Negative ELRs

Positive ELRs

Total ELRs

Percent Positivity

Baker

18

1

19

5.3%

Benton

150

6

156

3.8%

Clackamas

998

73

1,071

6.8%

Clatsop

10

0

10

0.0%

Columbia

79

5

84

6.0%

Coos

56

16

72

22.2%

Crook

26

2

28

7.1%

Curry

108

5

113

4.4%

Deschutes

538

23

561

4.1%

Douglas

103

3

106

2.8%

Gilliam

1

1

2

50.0%

Grant

11

0

11

0.0%

Harney

4

0

4

0.0%

Hood River

49

2

51

3.9%

Jackson

427

15

442

3.4%

Jefferson

25

2

27

7.4%

Josephine

137

8

145

5.5%

Klamath

121

27

148

18.2%

Lake

4

0

4

0.0%

Lane

574

27

601

4.5%

Lincoln

19

2

21

9.5%

Linn

167

17

184

9.2%

Malheur

77

4

81

4.9%

Marion

893

148

1,041

14.2%

Morrow

7

5

12

41.7%

Multnomah

2,556

132

2,688

4.9%

Polk

148

21

169

12.4%

Sherman

3

0

3

0.0%

Tillamook

12

3

15

20.0%

Umatilla

96

13

109

11.9%

Union

86

1

87

1.1%

Wallowa

2

0

2

0.0%

Wasco

105

10

115

8.7%

Washington

1,363

123

1,486

8.3%

Wheeler

1

1

2

50.0%

Yamhill

183

19

202

9.4%

Statewide

9,157

715

9,872

7.2%

Total ELRs Received

County

Negative ELRs

Positive ELRs

Total ELRs

Percent Positivity

Baker

5,282

1,360

6,642

20.5%

Benton

70,905

2,142

73,047

2.9%

Clackamas

257,958

14,170

272,128

5.2%

Clatsop

20,283

971

21,254

4.6%

Columbia

24,380

1,085

25,465

4.3%

Coos

21,639

786

22,425

3.5%

Crook

8,999

670

9,669

6.9%

Curry

5,385

209

5,594

3.7%

Deschutes

92,849

5,522

98,371

5.6%

Douglas

37,657

1,217

38,874

3.1%

Gilliam

671

24

695

3.5%

Grant

2,523

159

2,682

5.9%

Harney

2,046

150

2,196

6.8%

Hood River

18,784

1,001

19,785

5.1%

Jackson

117,153

7,095

124,248

5.7%

Jefferson

11,033

1,304

12,337

10.6%

Josephine

30,342

1,082

31,424

3.4%

Klamath

27,821

1,972

29,793

6.6%

Lake

1,574

245

1,819

13.5%

Lane

225,111

7,024

232,135

3.0%

Lincoln

27,446

1,776

29,222

6.1%

Linn

73,122

4,992

78,114

6.4%

Malheur

13,934

4,216

18,150

23.2%

Marion

192,763

19,414

212,177

9.1%

Morrow

4,238

945

5,183

18.2%

Multnomah

588,118

35,316

623,434

5.7%

Polk

38,251

2,441

40,692

6.0%

Sherman

878

39

917

4.3%

Tillamook

8,686

273

8,959

3.0%

Umatilla

38,699

5,831

44,530

13.1%

Union

7,368

784

8,152

9.6%

Wallowa

1,491

51

1,542

3.3%

Wasco

17,821

988

18,809

5.3%

Washington

370,783

22,880

393,663

5.8%

Wheeler

264

16

280

5.7%

Yamhill

71,379

3,650

75,029

4.9%

Statewide

2,437,636

151,800

2,589,436

5.9%


Mental and emotional resources for difficult times: 

  • Mental and emotional health resources are available on OHA's Safe + Strong website
  • Or call the Safe + Strong Helpline at 800-923-4357 (800-923-HELP). The line offers free, 24-7 emotional support and resource referral to anyone who needs it — not only those experiencing a mental health crisis. 

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