Jackson County reports 127th COVID-19-related death
Jackson County Public Health reported its 127th COVID-19-related death Thursday.
A 52-year-old man with underlying health conditions tested positive March 29 and died April 14 at Rogue Regional Medical Center, public health reported.
Jackson County also recorded 33 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the county’s cumulative caseload to 9,792, according to a news release. Josephine County reported 13 new cases, bringing the county’s total to 3,014.
The Oregon Health Authority reported six more deaths and 733 new cases of the disease, raising the statewide death toll to 2,455 and caseload to 172,931.
OHA reported Thursday that 195 Oregonians were hospitalized with the disease, five fewer than Wednesday, with 53 people in intensive care, one more than Wednesday.
Twenty-eight people were hospitalized with COVID in Jackson and Josephine counties, unchanged from Wednesday.
As of Thursday, 966,834 Oregonians were considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 549,755 had received one shot in a two-dose regimen, according to OHA.
In Jackson County, 41,342 people were considered fully vaccinated, and 24,518 had received one vaccine dose.
In Josephine County, 16,919 people were considered fully vaccinated, while 7,952 others had received one vaccine dose.