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Five more deaths from COVID-19 reported in Oregon

Oregon reported five more deaths from COVID-19 Wednesday, raising the state’s death toll to 2,143.

One of the deaths was in Jackson County, a 72-year-old man with underlying medical conditions who tested positive for the disease Jan. 26 and died Feb. 14 at Rogue Regional Medical Center. His death pushed Jackson County’s COVID-19 death toll to 107. Josephine County deaths remained at 47.

Jackson County reported 52 new cases of the disease Wednesday, raising the cumulative case total to 8,004.

Thirteen new cases were reported in Josephine County, OHA reported, raising that county’s cumulative total to 2,213.

There were 473 new cases statewide, raising the state’s cumulative total to 151,257, OHA reported.

There were 190 Oregonians hospitalized with COVID-19 Wednesday, five fewer than Tuesday, with 44 in intensive care, seven fewer than Tuesday. Twenty-two patients were hospitalized in Jackson and Josephine counties, one more than Tuesday, with six in ICU, up one from Tuesday.

As of Wednesday, 205,901 Oregonians were considered fully vaccinated, while 290,178 had received the first dose, according to OHA.

In Jackson County, 14,729 residents were considered fully vaccinated, while 9,450 had received the first dose.

In Josephine County, 3,814 residents were considered fully vaccinated, while 3,458 had received the first dose.