Four more COVID deaths reported in Jackson County
Twenty-four more deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Oregon over the weekend, including four Jackson County residents, five people from Douglas County and one from Josephine County.
The latest Jackson County deaths, which pushed the total here to 183, included a 49-year-old man who tested positive July 31 and died Aug. 16 at Asante Ashland Community Hospital, a 55-year-old man who tested positive Aug. 14 and died Thursday at Providence Medford Medical Center, an 84-year-old man who tested positive Aug. 15 and died Thursday at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, and a 90-year-old man who tested positive June 28 and died Aug. 15 at RRMC, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
In Josephine County, a 61-year-old man tested positive for COVID-19 Aug. 14 and died Friday at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass.
Oregon reported 4,701 new cases of the disease over the weekend, including 308 new cases in Jackson County, 659 in Lane County, 582 in Multnomah, 398 in Douglas, 401 in Washington, 366 in Clackamas, 365 in Deschutes, and 234 in Josephine.
On Monday, a record high 209 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson and Josephine counties, OHA reported.
Across the state, 937 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 Monday, 37 more than Sunday.