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News Release
Lane County Public Health November 18th COVID-19 Case Update - 11/18/20

Lane County Public Health (LCPH) was notified of 116 additional positive cases of COVID-19 and one new death. This makes a total of  ?three thousand five hundred cases.   

3,500 (+116) total cases-  Note that this includes confirmed and presumptive.

 

Of our cases (confirmed and presumptive): 

Hospitalized: 16 (+2)

·ICU: 3 (of the 16)

Deaths: 37 (+1)

Infectious: 375 (+71)

Persons Under Monitoring: 665

At least 91,970 negative tests (total individuals tested by result)

 

Deaths: 

Lane County Public Health was notified that a 76-year old man from the Eugene/Springfield area passed away yesterday (11/17) due to complications associated with COVID-19. He was hospitalized at the time of his death.

From everyone at Lane County Public Health, we send our heartfelt Condolences to the friends and family of this community member during this difficult time.

 

Data regarding Lane County testing, patient status, case ZIP codes and more is available at www.LaneCountyOR.gov/localdata

 

The State of Oregon has created a COVID-19 web page with resources at http://coronavirus.oregon.gov.

Individuals who had contact with these community members will be contacted by Lane County Public Health so they can work with their health care providers on next steps. Communicable disease investigations are underway. If a public contact exposure point is identified, that information will be shared with the public.

 

* Presumptive cases are people without a positive PCR test who have COVID-19-like symptoms and had close contact with a confirmed case. Though not confirmed by a positive diagnostic test, presumptive cases have a high likelihood of having COVID-19 because of the specific nature of the symptoms and known exposure.

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