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OHA adds 1,755 new cases, seven deaths

With 1,755 new confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases, the total since the start of the pandemic is now nearly 123,000.

Posted: Jan 8, 2021 12:40 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. – The COVID-19 death toll has risen to 1,575 on Friday with seven newly reported deaths, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

With 1,755 new confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases, the total since the start of the pandemic is now nearly 123,000.

A total of 7,994 vaccine doses were administered today, OHA said, and that number includes 578 second doses. Nearly 75,000 doses have been given out. More than 252,000 doses have been delivered across the state.

The latest modeling estimates that transmission decreased dramatically between late November and mid-December before surging sharply upward, OHA said.

Friday’s list of new cases have been attributed to 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).

Below are the most recently reported deaths:

  • Oregon’s 1,569th COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 21 and died on Jan. 6 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,570th COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Jackson County who tested positive on Dec. 22 and died on Jan. 4 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,571st COVID-19 death is a 62-year-old man in Jackson County who tested positive on Dec. 29 and died on Jan. 6 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,572nd COVID-19 death is a 68-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 3 and died on Jan. 3 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,573rd COVID-19 death is a 50-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on Dec. 27 and died on Jan. 5 at Good Shepherd Community Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,574th COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old man in Washington County who tested positive on Dec. 21 and died on Jan. 5 at Oregon Health & Science University. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1,575th COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 26 and died on Jan. 6 at PeaceHealth Sacred Health Medical Center at Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.

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