Nearly 2 million Oregonians have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination
Oregon is closing in on the 2 million mark for state residents who have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Oregon Health Authority data.
As of Wednesday, 1,331,526 Oregonians had received a full vaccine regimen, either both shots of Pfizer or Moderna, or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Another 553,940 people have received one dose of the required two.
In Jackson County, 57,075 people have completed their vaccinations, and 24,256 have received one dose of two.
In Josephine County, 23,039 people have completed their vaccinations, and 5,588 have received one dose of two.
OHA officials reported 808 new cases of the illness and one new death Wednesday, raising the state’s cumulative caseload to 188,417, and pushing the death toll to 2,509.
Jackson County reported 40 new cases, raising the county’s cumulative total to 10,613.The county’s COVID-19 death toll remained at 131.
Josephine County reported 18 new cases Wednesday, raising the cumulative total to 3,281.The county’s death toll remained at 67.
On Wednesday, 330 people were hospitalized across Oregon with COVID, 15 fewer than Tuesday, with 83 people in intensive care, four more than Wednesday.
In Jackson and Josephine counties, 23 people were hospitalized with the illness Wednesday, three fewer than Tuesday, with seven of those patients in ICU beds, unchanged from Tuesday.