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Oregon reports seven new COVID-19 deaths

The Oregon Health Authority reported seven more deaths from COVID-19 Tuesday, raising the death toll to to 2,770.

OHA also reported 230 new cases of the illness, raising the statewide total to 208,446 cases.

Jackson County reported 12 new cases Tuesday, while Josephine reported seven, raising the county totals to 11,626 and 3,655, respectively. Jackson County has reported 147 COVID-19 deaths, and Josephine County has reported 72.

Hospitalizations

On Tuesday, 149 people in Oregon were hospitalized with COVID-19, 11 fewer than Monday, with 35 people in intensive care, four fewer than Monday.

Seventeen people with COVID-19 were hospitalized in Jackson and Josephine counties, one more than Monday.

Vaccinations

As of Tuesday, 2,147,617 Oregonians had completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, and 235,638 had received the first shot in a two-dose regimen.

In Jackson County, 90,439 people had completed their series, and 9,019 had received one of two doses, according to OHA.

In Josephine County, 31,414 people had completed their series, and 2,998 had received one of two doses.

As of Tuesday, 65.8% of Oregonians 16 and older had received at least one dose of vaccine; 59.7% had completed their vaccine series, and 6.1% had received one of two doses, according to OHA.