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Delays in reporting holiday figures contributed to a record 1,699 additional cases being reported Saturday.

PMG GRAPHIC - The Saturday case count is artificially high.Eleven more Oregonians succumbed to the coronavirus, according to the Oregon Health Authority's daily COVID-19 report Saturday. They raised the state's official death toll to 896.

The agency reported 1,669 additional presumed and confirmed cases Nov. 29. That is a new record, although the OHA previoulsy anticipated an inflated number for Saturday due to delays in reporting cases caused by the Thanksgiving holiday. Oregon now officially has recorded 72,506 cases of COVID-19.

The additional cases reported Saturday were from the following counties: Baker (6), Benton (17), Clackamas (164), Clatsop (8), Columbia (11), Coos (3), Crook (2), Curry (4), Deschutes (64), Douglas (10), Gilliam (1), Harney (3), Hood River (2), Jackson (124), Jefferson (6), Josephine (13), Klamath (84), Lake (7), Lane (49), Lincoln (3), Linn (9), Malheur (8), Marion (70), Morrow (3), Multnomah (701), Polk (45), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (24), Union (8), Wasco (5), Washington (164), Yamhill (48).

Washington County — one of the three counties in the metro area — surpassed the 10,000-case milestone after recording 164 cases Saturday. Clackamas County rose above 6,000.

The deaths reported Saturday included:

• A 62-year-old woman in Douglas County who tested positive Nov. 16 and died Nov. 27 at Mercy Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

• A 96-year-old woman in Jackson County who tested positive Nov. 9 and died Nov. 25 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. She did not have underlying conditions.

• A 62-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive Oct. 31 and died Nov. 23 at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Riverbend. He had underlying conditions.

• A 78-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive Nov. 24 and died Nov. 25 at Salem Hospital. He had underlying conditions.

• A 90-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive Nov. 16 and died Nov. 26 at Salem Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

• An 89-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive Nov. 21 and died Nov. 27 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

• A 76-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive Nov. 16 and died Nov. 24 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

• A 102-year-old woman in Union County who tested positive Nov. 11 and died Nov. 26 at Grande Ronde Hospital. She had underlying conditions.

• A 56-year-old man in Coos County who tested positive Oct. 26 and died Nov. 26 at Oregon Health & Science University. He had underlying conditions.

• An 87-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive Nov. 19 and died Nov. 24 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. He had underlying conditions.

• A 79-year-old man in Jackson County who tested positive Oct. 10 and died Nov. 26 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.


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