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24 more Oregonians die from COVID-19

The Oregon Health Authority reported 24 more deaths from COVID-19 Wednesday, raising the state’s death toll to 1,832.

OHA reported 704 new cases of the illness, including 38 in Jackson County and 15 in Josephine County, pushing the state total to 135,142 cases since the start of the pandemic.

There were 336 Oregonians hospitalized with the illness Wednesday, including 90 in intensive care, according to OHA officials. Thirty-seven people were hospitalized with the illness in Jackson and Josephine counties, four more than Tuesday, and 16 were in intensive care, three fewer than Tuesday.

As of Wednesday, 27,464 Oregonians were considered fully vaccinated, while 180,412 others had received one dose, according to OHA. To date, 436,250 doses of the vaccine have been delivered to Oregon.

In Jackson County, 1,489 people were considered fully vaccinated, while 6,254 others had received the first dose.