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Oregon reports three more COVID-19 deaths

Josephine County resident among latest fatalities

The Oregon Health Authority reported three more deaths from COVID-19 Monday, including a 63-year-old Josephine County man who tested positive for the virus March 8 and died May 2 at his home.

The cases pushed Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll to 2,533. Josephine County’s death toll from the virus rose to 71, according to a news release. Jackson County’s remained at 135.

OHA reported 388 new COVID-19 cases Monday, raising the total to 191,774 since the pandemic began.

Jackson County reported eight new cases, raising its cumulative total to 10,739 cases.

Josephine County reported seven new cases, pushing its cumulative total to 3,316 cases.

OHA reported that 326 Oregonians were hospitalized with COVID-19 Monday, eight more than Sunday. Twenty-eight people in Jackson and Josephine counties were hospitalized with the virus Monday, unchanged from Sunday.

As of Monday, 1,467,659 Oregonians had received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and 515,176 others had received one dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, according to OHA.

In Jackson County, 62,273 people had received their full vaccine regimen, while 22,494 others had received one shot in a two-dose series.

In Josephine County, 24,499 people were fully vaccinated, and 4,994 others had received one shot in a two-dose series.