The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday reported 849 new confirmatory or presumed coronovirus cases and 11 more fatal cases, as cases and hospitalizations continued to slow.
Thursday marked the fifth day in less than 850 cases in a row. The positive trajectory is in contrast to state modeling two weeks ago that suggested cases may increase this month.
Oregon hopes to release new modeling on Friday, when Gov. Kate Brown will hold a news conference to discuss the latest in response to the government’s epidemic.
Where are the new cases by county: Baker (4), Benton (24), Clackamas (71), Clatsop (7), Columbia (1), Koss (10), Crook (2), Dissutes (32), Douglas (22), Gilliam (1), Harney (1), Hood River (8), Jackson (42), Jefferson (6), Josephine (21), Klamath (18), Lake (1), Lane (97), Lincoln (11), Lynn (23) , Malhur (18), Marion (87), Moro (11), Mulnoma (123), Polk (18), Tillamook (1), Umatila (35), Union (6), Wallowa (1), Vasco (11) , Washington (110) and Yamhill (26).
New deaths: Oregon’s 1,833th death involving coronovirus is a 78-year-old woman from Clackamas County who tested positive Jan 6 and died on January 14 at her residence.
The 1,834th death is a 94-year-old Jackson County woman who died on December 28 at her residence. COVID-19 was listed in his death certificate as a cause or significant factor that contributes to his death.
Oregon’s 1,835th death is a 90-year-old Jackson County man who died on January 3 at his residence. COVID-19 was listed on his death certificate as a contribution or significant factor in his death.
Oregon’s 1,836th death is a 79-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive on December 26 and died at her residence on January 17.
Oregon’s 1,837th death is that of a 77-year-old Jackson County man who tested positive on December 28 and died on December 31 at his residence.
Oregon’s 1,838th death is a 100-year-old Jackson County woman who tested positive on December 22 and died January 10 at her residence.
The 1,839th death of Oregon is a 90-year-old woman from Lane County who tested positive on December 21 and died on January 17 at Peacehead Sacred Heart Medical Center-Riverbend.
Oregon’s 1,840th death is a 69-year-old Lane County man who tested positive on December 9 and died on January 17 at McKenzie Villemet Medical Center.
Oregon’s 1,841st death is of a 65-year-old Lane County man who tested positive Dec. 6 and died Jan. 20 at Oregon Health and Science University.
The 1,842nd death of Oregon is a 52-year-old Washington County woman who tested positive Jan 3 and died on January 6 at the Hillsboroughobia Center.
Oregon’s 1,843rd death is of a 66-year-old Yamhill County man who tested positive Jan 6 and died on January 17 at his residence.
Each person had underlying health conditions or state officials were working to determine if the individual had underlying medical conditions.
In addition, the deaths of three inmates at the Oregon Department of Correctional Prison facilities were announced on Thursday and were not reflected in the state tally:
A man, aged between 70 and 80, housed at the Two Reverse Correctional Facility in Umatilla County tested positive for COVID-19 and died on January 20 at a local hospital.
A man, aged between 70 and 80, housed at the Two River Correctional Facility in Umatilla County tested positive for COVID-19 and died on January 21 at a local hospital.
A man between the ages of 55 and 65, housed in Marion County’s Oregon State Penitentiary, tested positive for COVID-19 and died on January 21 at a local hospital.
Prevalence of infection: On Thursday, the state reported 952 new positive tests out of 20,119 tests, equivalent to a 4.7% positivity rate.
Who got infected: New confirmed or prevalent infections increased among the following age groups: 0–9 (43); 10–19 (127); 20–29 (168); 30–39 (130); 40–49 (116); 50–59 (110); 60–69 (71); 70–79 (34); 80 and older (32).
Who is in the hospital: The state confirmed that 329 Oregonians with coronovirus infections were currently in hospital on Thursday compared to Thursday. Among them, 87 coronavirus patients were in intensive care units, three fewer than on Wednesday.
Vaccines administered: Oregon has administered a dose of 253,711 out of the 479,325 received, under 53% of its supply.
Since it began: Oregon has confirmed 135,973 of the lowest totals in the country or confirmed infections and 1,843 deaths. To date, the state has reported 3,023,332 labs from trials.
– Cale Williams; [email protected]; 503–294–4048; @sfkale