Oregon hits 1,500 coronavirus deaths

COVID-19 has claimed eight more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,500, the Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday.

Posted: Jan 3, 2021 4:43 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed eight more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,500, the Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday. 

Oregon’s 1,493rd COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old man in Coos County who tested positive on Dec. 21 and died on Dec. 31 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,494th COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Nov. 28 and died on Jan. 1 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,495th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 1 and died on Jan. 1 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,496th COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Polk County who tested positive on Nov. 13 and died on Dec. 12 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,497th COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old man in Polk County who tested positive on Nov. 30 and died on Dec. 15 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,498th COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old woman in Polk County who tested positive on Dec. 15 and died on Dec. 28 at West Valley Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,499th COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Union County who tested positive on Dec. 10 and died on Jan. 1 at Grand Ronde Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,500th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Jan. 1; her location of death is being confirmed. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon Health Authority reported 1,421 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 117,745.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (9), Clackamas (202), Clatsop (6), Columbia (14), Coos (20), Crook (4), Curry (6), Deschutes (37), Douglas (11), Harney (2), Hood River (5), Jackson (115), Jefferson (65), Josephine (30), Lane (58), Lincoln (1), Linn (11), Malheur (2), Marion (221), Morrow (9), Multnomah (189), Polk (31), Tillamook (7), Umatilla (91), Union (6), Wallowa (2), Wasco (1), Washington (212), and Yamhill (59).

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 483, 15 more than Saturday. There are 109 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, no change from Saturday.

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