Oregon reports four more COVID-19 deaths
Oregon reported four additional COVID-19-related deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, raising Oregon’s death toll from the illness to 2,357.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 381 new cases of the illness Friday,increasing the statewide caseload to 160,994 cases.
Jackson County had 30 new cases Friday, bringing its total to 8,913, according to Jackson County Public Health.
Josephine County added 31 new cases, raising the county’s cumulative total to 2,612.
On Friday, 115 people in Oregon were hospitalized with COVID-19, one fewer than Thursday, with 30 people in intensive care, eight fewer than Thursday.
In Jackson and Josephine counties, 19 people were hospitalized with the illness Friday, with five in intensive care.
As of Friday, 536,803 Oregonians were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 398,697 others had received the first dose of a two-dose series, according to OHA.
In Jackson County, 25,208 people were considered fully vaccinated, while 16,945 others had received their first dose.
In Josephine County, 7,553 residents were considered fully vaccinated, and 8,661 had received their first dose.