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Coronavirus in Oregon: 1,421 new cases Sunday as state’s death toll hits 1,500 – OregonLive

The Oregon Health Authority on Sunday announced 1,421 new positive or presumptive COVID-19 cases, along with eight more deaths, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,500 since the pandemic began.

A total of 117,745 people have now tested positive in Oregon.

Health officials said 3,400 doses of vaccine were recorded yesterday, including 1,700 new shots given and 1,700 documented from earlier days. To date, 48,725 Oregonians have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine out of 190,500 doses that have been distributed, the health authority said.

Oregon’s vaccine deployment pace trails 40 other states, federal data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.

Where the new cases are by county

Baker (3), Benton (9), Clackamas (202), Clatsop (6), Columbia (14), Coos (20), Crook (4), Curry (6), Deschutes (37), Douglas (3), Harney (2), Hood River (5), Jackson (115), Jefferson (65), Josephine (30), Lane (58), Lincoln (1), Linn (11), Malheur (2), Marion (221), Morrow (9), Multnomah (189), Polk (31), Tillamook (7), Umatilla (91), Union (6), Wallowa (2), Wasco (1), Washington (212) and Yamhill (59).

New COVID deaths

Oregon’s 1,493rd COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old man in Coos County who tested positive Dec. 21 and died Dec. 31 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,494th COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive Nov. 28 and died Jan. 1 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

Oregon’s 1,495th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive Dec. 1 and died Jan. 1 at Salem Hospital.

Oregon’s 1,496th COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Polk County who tested positive Nov. 13 and died Dec. 12 at her residence.

Oregon’s 1,497th COVID-19 death is an 81-year-old man in Polk County who tested positive Nov. 30 and died Dec. 15 at his residence.

Oregon’s 1,498th COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old woman in Polk County who tested positive Dec. 15 and died Dec. 28 at West Valley Hospital.

Oregon’s 1,499th COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Union County who tested positive Dec. 10 and died Jan. 1 at Grand Ronde Hospital.

Oregon’s 1,500th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive Dec. 18 and died Jan. 1; her location of death is being confirmed.

COVID-19 hospitalizations

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 483, 15 more than yesterday. There are 109 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit beds, no change from yesterday.

— Rob Davis

rdavis@oregonian.com

503.294.7657; @robwdavis

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