EDITOR’S NOTE: OHA’s report yesterday, November 26th included 6 new cases in Tillamook County; and Oregon reported 1,514 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, and 15 new deaths.
COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 885, the Oregon Health Authority reported today November 27th.
Oregon Health Authority reported 826 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 70,832.
Note: The number of new cases reported is lower than expected because several of the local health public departments that report daily numbers to OHA were off for the Thanksgiving holiday. OHA anticipates tomorrow’s daily case count will be unusually high.
Also: A technical reporting issue is impacting the number of negative test results reported today. The number of negative test results reported today are lower than usual due to the delay in reporting.
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (9), Clackamas (14), Columbia (13), Crook (6), Deschutes (90), Douglas (12), Gilliam (1), Grant (1), Harney (3), Hood River (1), Jackson (1), Jefferson (4), Josephine (2), Lane (64), Lincoln (4), Linn (27), Malheur (10), Marion (168), Morrow (8), Multnomah (14), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (45), Union (22), Wasco (7), Washington (297), Yamhill (1).
COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise
The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients across Oregon increased to 521, 32 more than reported on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
There are 115 COVID-19 patients in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds, up two from Wednesday.
For more information, visit healthoregon.org/coronavirus.