Oregon reports 1,416 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths; Tillamook County adds 3 more cases, total cases at 291


COVID-19 has claimed five more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,427, the Oregon Health Authority reported today Sunday December 27th
Oregon Health Authority reported 1,416 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 109,725.
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported 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).

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.

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.