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1,106 Jackson County residents fully vaccinated

State health officials recorded 799 new coronavirus cases and the death of one Southern Oregonian.

The death of a 74-year-old Jackson County woman is the state’s 1,800th COVID-19 related fatality, and the county’s 85th, according to releases Sunday from the Oregon Health Authority and Jackson County Health and Human Services.

The woman tested positive for the coronavirus Dec. 6, and died Dec. 25 at her residence, according to local health officials. She had underlying health conditions.

Of the state’s 799 new coronavirus cases, 30 are out of Jackson County, bringing the county’s case count to 6,895 cases.

Since the start of the pandemic, 458 Jackson County residents have been hospitalized, according to Jackson County Public Health data. Those hospitalizations include four children younger than nine years old, two youths between the ages of 10 and 19, 18 people in their 20s, 32 people in their 30s, 27 people in their 40s, 79 people in their 50s, 98 people in their 60s, 89 people in their 70s, 107 people ages 80 or older and two patients whose ages are not available.

Statewide, 182,478 residents were partially or fully vaccinated as of Saturday, according to Oregon Health Authority data, with 19,480 residents fully vaccinated and 162,998 having their first shot but awaiting their second dose.

In Jackson County, 6,704 locals have been partially or fully vaccinated for the coronavirus, according to the state data. Of those Jackson County residents, 1,106 are now fully vaccinated and 5,598 have had their first shot.