SALEM, Ore. -- On this holiday, the Oregon Health Authority reports COVID-19 has claimed 7 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,422.
OHA also reported 908 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, bringing the state total to 107,718.
Thursday, 1,169 Oregonians received COVID-19 vaccinations, raising the state’s total number of first vaccine doses to 17,130. All vaccinations occurred at Oregon hospitals and long-term care facilities.
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (20), Coos (4), Douglas (14), Lane (57), Linn (38).
Oregon’s 1,417th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on December 16 and died on December 16 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.