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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported 54 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon Tuesday, raising the death toll to 1,667.

Health officials said the main reasons behind the record-tying death count was a rising death count that surged in November and December and a lag time in processing death certificates and confirming with the CDC.

The deaths reported were:

  • A 75-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive on Dec. 2 and died on Dec. 28 at St. Charles Medical Center—Bend. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 84-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive on Jan. 1 and died on Jan. 8 at St. Charles Medical Center—Bend. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 99-year-old woman in Deschutes County who tested positive on Jan. 4 and died on Jan. 9 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 89-year-old man in Deschutes County who tested positive on Nov. 24 and died on Dec. 30 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 59-year-old man in Jefferson County who tested positive on Dec. 23 and died on Dec. 18 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 80-year-old woman in Jefferson County who tested positive on Dec. 30 and died on Jan. 2 at St. Charles Medical Center—Bend. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 88-year-old woman in Klamath County who tested positive on Dec. 22 and died on Jan. 4 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 69-year-old woman in Klamath County who tested positive on Dec. 17 and died on Dec. 26 at Sky Lakes Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 79-year-old woman in Jackson County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Dec. 26 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 83-year-old woman in Klamath County who tested positive on Dec. 28 and died on Jan. 9 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 91-year-old woman in Klamath County who tested positive on Dec. 28 and died on Jan. 6 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 73-year-old woman in Lake County who tested positive on Nov. 16 and died on Dec. 22 at Lake District Hospital. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 89-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 11 and died on Jan. 5 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 96-year-old man in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Jan. 5 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 96-year-old woman in Lane County who tested positive on Dec. 26 and died on Jan. 5 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 94-year-old woman in Linn County who tested positive on Dec. 7 and died on Dec. 28 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • An 84-year-old man in Linn County who died on Dec. 29 at his residence. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 86-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Nov. 30 and died on Dec. 23 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 94-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 4 and died on Dec. 23 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 79-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 11 and died on Dec. 24 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • An 87-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Nov. 30 and died on Dec. 23 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 101-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 14 and died on Dec. 29 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 71-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 21 and died on Jan. 4 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 85-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 22 and died on Jan. 1 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 94-year-old woman in Marion County who tested positive on Jan. 2 and died on Jan. 2 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 59-year-old man in Marion County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Dec. 27 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 73-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 9 and died on Jan. 1 at Adventist Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 65-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 22 and died on Dec. 22 at Adventist Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 77-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Jan. 2 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 90-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 8 and died on Dec. 25 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 95-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 22 and died on Dec. 22 at Adventist Hospital. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • An 80-year-old man in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 9 and died on Jan. 4 at Oregon Health Science University. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 77-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 6 and died on Dec. 25 at Providence Portland Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 33-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Dec. 1 and died on Dec. 30 at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 78-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 23 and died on Jan. 3 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.
  • A 55-year-old woman in Multnomah County who tested positive on Nov. 13 and died on Dec. 30 at Hillsboro Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 95-year-old man in Polk County who tested positive on Dec. 29 and died on Jan. 5 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 63-year-old woman in Umatilla County who died on Dec. 27 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. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 97-year-old woman in Wasco County who died on Dec. 30 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. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 88-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Dec. 23 and died on Jan. 5 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • A 96-year-old woman in Washington County who tested positive on Dec. 10 and died on Jan. 2 at her residence. She had no underlying conditions.
  • An 88-year-old woman in Yamhill County who tested positive on Nov. 16 and died on Dec. 29 at her residence. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • An 87-year-old man in Yamhill County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Jan. 4 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He had underlying conditions.
  • A 63-year-old woman in Yamhill County who tested positive on Dec. 20 and died on Dec. 23 at Willamette Valley Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • A 30-year-old woman in Josephine County who tested positive on Nov. 17 and died on Nov. 27 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.
  • A 72-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Nov. 14 and died on Jan. 2 at his residence. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • A 91-year-old woman in Coos County who tested positive on Jan. 4 and died on Jan. 9 at her residence. She had underlying conditions.
  • An 85-year-old man in Columbia County who tested positive on Dec. 18 and died on Dec. 29 at Legacy Meridian Park. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • An 85-year-old man in Clatsop County who tested positive on Dec. 3 and died on Dec. 31 at Legacy Meridian Park. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • An 86-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 28 and died on Dec. 29 at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • A 49-year-old woman in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 13 and died on Jan. 4 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • A 65-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 26 and died on Dec. 30 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • An 88-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 12 and died on Dec. 30 at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. Presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.
  • A 100-year-old man in Clackamas County who tested positive on Dec. 9 and died on Dec. 30 at his residence. He had underlying conditions.

The OHA also reported 1,203 new confirmed and presumptive cases of the virus statewide on Tuesday.

The latest case count brings Oregon’s total cases during the pandemic to 127,780. There have been more than 2,685,110 negative tests in the state.

The new cases reported on Tuesday were in the following counties:

Baker (8), Benton (16), Clackamas (98), Clatsop (11), Columbia (1), Coos (9), Crook (19), Curry (8), Deschutes (56), Douglas (21), Gilliam (1), Harney (3), Hood River (11), Jackson (61), Jefferson (19), Josephine (39), Klamath (46), Lake (3), Lane (89), Lincoln (6), Linn (24), Malheur (32), Marion (97), Morrow (4), Multnomah (265), Polk (10), Tillamook (2), Umatilla (53), Union (5), Wasco, (10), Washington (155) and Yamhill (21).

According to OHA, there were 403 hospitalized COVID-19 patients across the state Tuesday, six less than Monday. Of those, 93 were in ICU beds, nine more than Sunday.

For more, go to the OHA website.

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They took down my comment because I said these deaths were age and underlying medical condition, or a combination of both, related and not 'Covid-19'. Basically I called out OHA for misleading headlines (again).

Merlin

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