Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in southwest Oregon
Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported Thursday in southwest Oregon.
A 91-year-old Jackson County woman tested positive for the disease April 28 and died May 4 at Providence Medford Medical Center, and a 69-year-old Josephine County woman tested positive April 21 and died April 30 at her home.
Both women had underlying conditions. The deaths raised Jackson County’s COVID-19 death toll to 132, Josephine County’s to 70.
Jackson County reported 38 new cases of the illness Thursday, raising the county’s cumulative total to 10,649.
Josephine County reported nine new cases, raising the county’s cumulative total to 3,290, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
OHA reported 763 new cases and five more COVID-19 deaths statewide Thursday, raising the state’s cumulative totals to 189,162 cases and 2,514 deaths.
There were 328 people hospitalized with the illness statewide, two fewer than Wednesday. Twenty-eight people were hospitalized in Jackson and Josephine counties Thursday, five more than Wednesday.
As of Thursday, 1,353,250 Oregonians had received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and 548,994 others had received a single dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
In Jackson County, 57,932 people had completed their vaccination regimen, while 24,107 had received one shot in a two-dose series.
In Josephine County, 23,239 people had completed their vaccination regimen, while 5,536 had received one shot in a two-dose series.