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3 more Oregonians die of COVID-19

Three more Oregonians have died of COVID-19, the Oregon Health Authority reported Monday.

The fatalities included a 55-year-old Marin County man who tested positive Dec. 27, and died Jan. 16 at Salem Hospital, a 90-year-old Lane County woman who tested positive Jan. 4 and died Jan. 8 at her home, and a 99-year-old woman who tested positive Jan. 3 and died Jan. 15 at her home. All three individuals had underlying health conditions. Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll is now 1,803.

OHA officials also reported 666 new cases of the illness, brining the state’s total to 133,851. Forty of those cases were in Jackson County, increasing the local total to 6,932, Jackson County Public Health reported.

There were 342 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Oregon, 19 fewer than Sunday. Of that number, 94 were hospitalized in intensive care unit beds, one fewer than Sunday. In Jackson and Josephine counties, 35 patients were hospitalized with the illness, with 13 of those patients in intensive care unit beds, according to county data.

There are 21,314 Oregonians who have been fully vaccinated against the illness, while 171,235 others have received the first shot, according to OHA data. In Jackson County, 1,114 people have been fully vaccinated, while 5,994 others have received the first shot, data show. There have been 335,075 total doses of vaccine delivered to Oregon.