COVID-19 Records Set As Virus Spreads In Oregon


The Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 weekly report shows weekly highs for COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations for the third consecutive week.

OHA reported 10,355 new daily cases during the week of Monday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 6, a 14% increase over the previous week and the seventh consecutive record high weekly case count.

Hospitalizations associated with COVID-19 increased to 494, a 24% increase and an average of 70 per day.

There were 133 reported COVID-19 reported deaths, up from 86 the previous week and an average of 19 per day – the highest since the pandemic began.

People aged 20 to 49 have accounted for 55% of the cases, while people 70 and older have accounted for 76%of the deaths.

Finally, During the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, the number of COVID-19 tests administered to Oregonians increased significantly to 170,964. The percentage of positive tests was 8.1%.

COVID-19 has claimed 30 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,110 and there were 1,243 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday bringing the state total to 88,287.

The new cases are in the following counties: Baker (3), Benton (11), Clackamas (109), Clatsop (6), Columbia (7), Coos (18), Crook (5), Curry (1), Deschutes (51), Douglas (27), Grant (4), Hood River (16), Jackson (54), Jefferson (22), Josephine (16), Klamath (36), Lake (3), Lane (85), Lincoln (14), Linn (33), Malheur (22), Marion (192), Morrow (3), Multnomah (208), Polk (26), Tillamook (5), Umatilla (30), Union (7), Wasco (9), Washington (163), Yamhill (57).

  • Oregon’s 1081st COVID-19 death is a 46-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on Nov. 21 and died on Dec. 6 at Providence Portland Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1082nd COVID-19 death is a 59-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 1 and died on Dec. 5 at Providence Portland Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1083rd COVID-19 death is a 94-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on Nov. 15 and died on Dec. 2 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1084th COVID-19 death is an 89-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on Nov. 5 and died on Nov. 20 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1085th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on Nov. 22 and died on Nov. 25 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1086th COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old man in Klamath County who tested positive on Nov. 27 and died on Dec. 7 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1087th COVID-19 death is a 75-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Nov. 15 and died on Dec. 4 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1088th COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Nov. 18 and died on Dec. 2 at her residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1089th COVID-19 death is a 59-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Nov. 17 and died on Nov. 27 at Portland Providence Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1090th COVID-19 death is a 65-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 3 and died on Dec. 4 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Riverbend. She had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1091st COVID-19 death is a 69-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Nov. 24 and died on Dec. 5 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1092nd COVID-19 death is an 84-year-old man in Linn County who tested positive on Oct. 21 and died on Nov. 28 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1093rd COVID-19 death is a 75-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Nov. 15 and died on Nov. 24 at her residence. She had no underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1094th COVID-19 death is a 76-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Nov. 16 and died on Dec. 8 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1095th COVID-19 death is an 86-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 23 and died on Dec. 6 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1096th COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 21 and died on Nov. 28. The location of death and the presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1097th COVID-19 death is an 88-year-old woman in Multnomah County who died on Dec. 6 at her residence. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1098th COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 19 and died on Nov. 25 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1099th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 27 and died on Nov. 27 at Adventist Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1100th COVID-19 death is a 97-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 23 and died on Dec. 3 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1101st COVID-19 death is a 97-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 23 and died on Dec. 3 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1102nd COVID-19 death is a 77-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov.18 and died on Nov. 23 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1103rd COVID-19 death is an 83-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 16 and died on Nov. 27 at Adventist Hospital. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1104th COVID-19 death is a 62-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 30 and died on Nov. 30. The location of death and the presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1105th COVID-19 death is a 61-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 3 and died on Dec. 7 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1106th COVID-19 death is a 39-year-old man in Umatilla County who tested positive on Oct. 16 and died on Nov. 1 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • Oregon’s 1107th COVID-19 death is a 94-year-old woman in Washington County who became symptomatic on Nov. 25, after contact with a confirmed case, and died on Dec. 1 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1108th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Nov. 22 and died on Dec. 4 at her residence. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1109th COVID-19 death is a 97-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Dec. 2 and died on Dec. 6 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. The presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • Oregon’s 1110st COVID-19 death is a 62-year-old man in Clatsop County who tested positive on Nov. 29 and died on Dec. 7 at Columbia Memorial Hospital. He had underlying conditions.