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OHA reports 10 COVID-related deaths among Clatsop County residents

The Oregon Health Authority today reported 10 COVID-related deaths among Clatsop County residents.

They include six women ranging in age from 67 to 95. Five died at home, and one died at a local hospital.

The four men ranged in age from 44 to 95. One man died at a local hospital, two died at home and the fourth, a 52 year old man, died at Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center in Portland.

Two of the deaths had been reported previously by the county. Deaths occurred between August 11th and 28th.

OHA has reported a total of 21 COVID-related deaths in county residents. Officials said delays in reporting some deaths may have been related to delayed processing of death certificates by the state.