Oregon reports 1,599 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 9 new deaths; Tillamook County again on the list – adding 5 more cases; total cases at 131

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PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 905, the Oregon Health Authority reported today November 29th.

As we hit this somber milestone of 900 deaths in Oregon, we want to express our deepest sympathies to all the families that have lost a loved one to this virus. We must honor them by redoubling our efforts to protect one another: Wear a mask, limit social gatherings, keep 6 feet between you and other people who don’t live in your home, and wash hands often.

Oregon Health Authority reported 1,599 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 74,120.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (7), Clackamas (136), Clatsop (1), Columbia (18), Coos (4), Crook (9), Curry (2), Deschutes (78), Douglas (9), Hood River (5), Jackson (57), Jefferson (21), Josephine (14), Klamath (28), Lake (8), Lane (59), Lincoln (6), Linn (30), Malheur (20), Marion (126), Morrow (4), Multnomah (648), Polk (35), Tillamook (5), Umatilla (17), Union (3), Wasco (6), Washington (206), Yamhill (34).

Oregon’s 897th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman in Jackson County who tested positive on Nov. 11 and died Nov. 24 at Ashland Community Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 898th COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old woman in Linn County who tested positive on Oct. 30 and died Nov. 26 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients across Oregon increased to 539, 10 more than yesterday.

There are 107 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, one more than yesterday.

More information about hospital capacity can be found here.

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Negative tests3

Baker

281

3

2893

Benton

791

7

22432

Clackamas

6160

77

92502

Clatsop

360

0

8187

Columbia

506

3

10331

Coos

425

3

11055

Crook

229

6

4013

Curry

135

2

2737

Deschutes

2368

15

47817

Douglas

930

18

18625

Gilliam

23

0

448

Grant

134

1

1541

Harney

99

1

1333

Hood River

401

1

6967

Jackson

3825

31

50099

Jefferson

834

11

7046

Josephine

537

4

17717

Klamath

872

4

13804

Lake

132

1

1422

Lane

4309

42

95440

Lincoln

622

15

11944

Linn

1424

23

24785

Malheur

2406

44

8198

Marion

9207

140

74652

Morrow

658

7

2536

Multnomah

17242

236

214309

Polk

1250

16

15288

Sherman

23

0

457

Tillamook

131

0

4236

Umatilla

4343

49

18104

Union

782

6

6194

Wallowa

71

3

1560

Wasco

530

19

7038

Washington

10347

101

136042

Wheeler

3

0

514

Yamhill

1729

16

26420

Total

74120

905

968686

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.

Stay informed about COVID-19:

Oregon response: The Oregon Health Authority leads the state response.

United States response: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention leads the U.S. response.

Global response: The World Health Organization guides the global response.