On this holiday, state health officials regret to report that the COVID-19 virus has claimed 7 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,422, according to Oregon Health Authority data collected today December 25th.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 908 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 107,718.
The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported are in the following counties: Baker (2), Benton (20), Clackamas (82), Clatsop (5), Columbia (9), Coos (4), Crook (4), Curry (3), Deschutes (31), Douglas (14), Harney (1), Hood River (14), Jackson (65), Jefferson (21), Josephine (3), Lake (2), Lane (57), Lincoln (5), Linn (38), Malheur (9), Marion (123), Morrow (4), Multnomah (215), Polk (17), Tillamook (1), Umatilla (42), Union (2), Wallowa (1) Wasco (9), Washington (84) and Yamhill (21).
Vaccinations in Oregon
Yesterday, 1,169 Oregonians received COVID-19 vaccinations, raising the state’s total number of first vaccine doses to 17,130. All vaccinations occurred at Oregon hospitals and long-term care facilities.
OHA is providing weekday updates on administered doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Oregon on its vaccination data dashboard. However, due to the holiday, today’s data are not reflected in today’s dashboard.
Today there are 472 hospitalized COVID-19 positive patients, 23 fewer than yesterday (Dec. 24). Today there are 103 COVID-19 positive patients in ICU beds, 2 more than yesterday (Dec. 24).
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.
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.