Sutter County Public Health said Monday that 11 additional residents who died between December 2020 and January 2021 met the full criteria to be classified as COVID-related deaths.

Through a post on Facebook, the county’s health department said the death toll related to COVID-19 now stands at 192 Sutter County residents with eight listed as “probable COVID-19 deaths.”

The county said “updated COVID-19 death determination guidance now allows for consideration” of a probable COVID-related death. According to the post, the following is considered a probable COVID-19 death:

– The decedent had presumptive laboratory evidence for SARS-CoV-2.

– The decedent had no confirmatory laboratory evidence for SARS-CoV-2, but vital records criteria were met.

– The decedent had no confirmatory laboratory evidence for SARS-CoV-2, but the individual’s history meets both epidemiological linkage and clinical criteria.

The county also said Monday that a new section will be added to the Yuba-Sutter COVID-19 Dashboard to reflect probable deaths.

To access the data, visit www.suttercounty.org/community/coronavirus-updates/dashboard.

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