Oregon’s count of coronavirus cases continue to climb with 412 new confirmed and presumptive cases, the Oregon Health Authority announced Saturday. The state has now eclipsed 23,000 total cases.
Where the new cases are by county: Baker (1), Benton (4), Clackamas (38), Clatsop (2), Columbia (3), Crook (1), Curry (2), Deschutes (10), Douglas (1), Hood River (1), Jackson (6), Jefferson (12), Josephine (2), Klamath (2), Lane (6), Lincoln (6), Linn (13), Malheur (25), Marion (75), Morrow (8), Multnomah (79), Polk (6), Umatilla (36), Union (1), Wallowa (1), Wasco (2), Washington (56), Yamhill (13).
New fatality: Oregon’s 386th COVID-19 death is a 71-year-old man in Jefferson County with underlying health conditions. He tested positive on August 6 and died on August 14, at St. Charles Bend Medical Center.
Who’s in the hospital: The state Friday reported 167 Oregonians with confirmed coronavirus infections are currently in the hospital, up 11 from Thursday. Oregon remains well below its capacity, with hundreds of hospital beds and ventilators available. Updated hospitalization data was not released Saturday.
Since it began: Oregon has reported 23,018 confirmed or presumed infections and 386 deaths, among the lowest totals in the nation. To date, 461,861 Oregonians have been tested.
Brad Schmidt of The Oregonian/OregonLive contributed to this report.
— K. Rambo