Oregon reports 1,446 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths; Tillamook County adds 5 more cases, total at 313

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed 13 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,490 the Oregon Health Authority reported January 1, 2021.

Oregon Health Authority reported 1,446 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 115,339.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported are in the following counties: Baker (10), Benton (20), Clackamas (90), Clatsop (27), Columbia (6), Coos (13), Crook (9), Curry (8), Deschutes (108), Douglas (39), Harney (3), Hood River (12), Jackson (50), Jefferson (15), Josephine (41), Klamath (2), Lake (3), Lane (88), Lincoln (10), Linn (39), Malheur (17), Marion (205), Morrow (10), Multnomah (265), Polk (21), Tillamook (5), Umatilla (57), Union (3), Wallowa (1), Wasco (11), Washington (220), and Yamhill (38).

Vaccinations in Oregon

OHA is providing weekday updates on administered doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Oregon on its vaccination data dashboard.

Today OHA recorded 5,717 doses of vaccine, raising the state’s total number of first vaccine doses to 44,415. This figure is based on preliminary reports of 3,385 doses administered yesterday, as well as 2,332 administered on prior days that had not been recorded. All vaccinations occurred at Oregon hospitals, long-term care facilities, emergency medical service (EMS) agencies, urgent care facilities and Local Public Health Authorities (LPHAs).

To date, 190,500 doses of vaccine have been delivered to sites across Oregon.

The dashboard provides weekday updates on the number of people vaccinated, both by state and by county, along with key demographic information showing the race, ethnicity, sex and age of everyone who has been vaccinated. OHA will begin publishing this data during weekends starting Saturday, Jan 2.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 466, 22 fewer than yesterday. There are 109 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, three 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 & deaths:

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Baker

483

5

Benton

1369

11

Clackamas

10143

112

Clatsop

580

3

Columbia

843

15

Coos

769

10

Crook

457

7

Curry

286

3

Deschutes

4082

22

Douglas

1426

39

Gilliam

37

1

Grant

170

1

Harney

137

2

Hood River

827

16

Jackson

5933

72

Jefferson

1439

18

Josephine

1233

22

Klamath

1911

18

Lake

200

4

Lane

7015

93

Lincoln

891

17

Linn

2686

32

Malheur

2910

50

Marion

14128

213

Morrow

825

8

Multnomah

25556

393

Polk

1998

30

Sherman

31

0

Tillamook

313

0

Umatilla

5697

57

Union

982

14

Wallowa

77

3

Wasco

917

22

Washington

16290

142

Wheeler

17

1

Yamhill

2681

34

Total

115,339

1,490

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.

3This includes cases who test negative and are not epi-linked to a confirmed case.

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.