Oregon reports 612 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 0 new deaths; Tillamook County adds 9 more cases

The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 1,422, the Oregon Health Authority reported today December 26th.

Oregon Health Authority reported 612 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 108,326.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (7), Benton (18), Columbia (15), Crook (14), Deschutes (68), Douglas (9), Harney (1), Hood River (6), Jefferson (33), Lane (89), Linn (26), Marion (3), Morrow (6), Multnomah (271), Tillamook (9), Umatilla (37).

COVID-19 hospitalizations
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 472, which is unchanged from yesterday. There are 97 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is six fewer 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.