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Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
Published on Saturday December 12, 2020 - 7:30 AM

 
There were 1,610 new cases of COVID-19, and 16 new deaths on Friday.

That brings the total to 91,421 cases and 1,138 deaths in Oregon.

Marion County reported 175 new cases. Polk County reported 25.

Counties with the largest numbers of new cases included Multnomah, with 289, Washington, with 198, and Clackamas, with 185.

There were 576 patients across the state hospitalized with COVID-19 Friday. Of those, 128 were in intensive care.

Deaths reported Friday include:

A 66-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive on Nov. 8 and died on Dec. 9 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

A 70-year-old man in Douglas County who tested positive on Nov. 9 and died on Dec. 9 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.