Oregon reports 11 deaths, 302 new cases of COVID-19
Oregon reported 11 new deaths as well as 302 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, Aug. 11, bringing the state's totals to 21,774 cases and 368 deaths.
In a press release, the Oregon Health Authority noted that eight of the deaths reported Tuesday were listed as a result of "data reconciliation."
"When a death is reported to a county, the county may not always have the cause of death, and this death would not be counted as a COVID-19 related death," OHA wrote in the release. "During data reconciliation by OHA, additional COVID-19 related deaths may be found and reported."
Thus, the deaths reported Tuesday dated as far back as June 10.
In all, the deaths included: a 59-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive May 22 and died Aug. 7 at OHSU; a 105-year-old woman in Clackamas County who died July 5 in her residence; a 93-year-old woman in Umatilla County who tested positive July 23 and died Aug. 8 in her residence; a 78-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive May 7 and died July 27 in her residence; a 71-year-old woman in Umatilla County who tested positive July 23 and died Aug. 5 in her residence; a 79-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive Aug. 3 and died Aug. 8 at Providence Portland Medical Center; a 75-year-old man in Linn County who tested positive April 7 and died June 10 in his residence; a 66-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive May 31 and died June 14 at Kaiser Westside Medical Center; a 77-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive June 16 and died June 30 in his residence; a 78-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive June 27 and died July 7 at Providence Portland Medical Center; and an 82-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive April 8 and died July 12 in his residence.
All of these patients had underlying medical conditions except for the 78-year-old man from Clackamas County and the 105-year-old woman from Clackamas County (OHA did not specify whether or not she had underlying conditions.
The new cases are in the following counties: Benton (3), Clackamas (23), Clatsop (4), Columbia (5), Crook (1), Curry (2), Deschutes (5), Douglas (5), Hood River (8), Jackson (12), Jefferson (6), Josephine (9), Klamath (3), Lane (6), Lincoln (2), Linn (12), Malheur (19), Marion (42), Morrow (6), Multnomah (60), Polk (5), Umatilla (16), Union (1), Wasco (2), Washington (41) and Yamhill (4).
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