Oregon reports 1,847 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 24 new deaths; Tillamook County adds 6 more cases, total cases at 158

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PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed 24 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,027, the Oregon Health Authority reported at today, December 5th.

Oregon Health Authority reported 1,847 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 83,243.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (9), Benton (21), Clackamas (80), Clatsop (7), Columbia (25), Coos (18), Crook (14), Curry (1), Deschutes (78), Douglas (23), Harney (2), Hood River (14), Jackson (86), Jefferson (20), Josephine (34), Klamath (84), Lake (4), Lane (135), Lincoln (11), Linn (62), Malheur (43), Marion (193), Morrow (8), Multnomah (400), Polk (33), Tillamook (6), Umatilla (47), Union (11), Wasco (27), Washington (312), Wheeler (1), and Yamhill (38).

County

Cases1

Total deaths2

Baker

325

4

Benton

896

7

Clackamas

7091

87

Clatsop

403

0

Columbia

578

6

Coos

505

3

Crook

282

6

Curry

160

2

Deschutes

2761

15

Douglas

1050

23

Gilliam

24

0

Grant

142

1

Harney

110

1

Hood River

473

3

Jackson

4287

41

Jefferson

932

11

Josephine

650

6

Klamath

1127

8

Lake

149

1

Lane

4838

52

Lincoln

688

16

Linn

1764

24

Malheur

2550

45

Marion

10118

161

Morrow

700

7

Multnomah

19209

269

Polk

1412

22

Sherman

24

0

Tillamook

158

0

Umatilla

4622

50

Union

844

8

Wallowa

72

3

Wasco

602

19

Washington

11801

108

Wheeler

7

0

Yamhill

1889

18

Total

83243

1027

 

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.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients across Oregon decreased by 1, to 556. There are 118 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.

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.