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Three more COVID-19 deaths reported in Jackson County Tuesday

State health officials reported 52 new coronavirus deaths Tuesday, including three in Jackson County, pushing the local death toll to 343 since the start of the pandemic.

Details about the Jackson County fatalities were not available as of Tuesday afternoon, but state health officials released new information about several local deaths reported Monday, which included a 64-year-old woman who tested positive for the coronavirus Nov. 7 and died Nov. 11 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, and a 79-year-old woman who tested positive Oct. 26 and died Nov. 11.

Josephine County deaths reported Monday included a 58-year-old man who tested positive Aug. 23 and died Sept. 6 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, a 66-year-old man who tested positive Aug. 7 and died Sept. 10 and Three Rivers, and a 98-year-old man who tested positive Aug. 31 and died Sept. 6 at his residence.

Other deaths around the state Monday involved people in their 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s in Multnomah, Marion, Linn, Umatilla, Columbia, Lincoln, Deschutes, Klamath and Lincoln counties.

State health officials reported 88 new COVID-19 cases in Jackson County Tuesday, pushing the case total to 24,269 since the start of the pandemic.

Broken down by county, the latest cases included 104 in Multnomah, 88 in Washington, 85 in Marion, 59 in Deschutes, 41 in Polk, 36 in Clackamas, 34 each in Coos and Linn, 31 in Lake, 22 in Benton and Crook, 21 in Umatilla, 20 in Douglas, 14 in Malheur, 12 in Wasco, 10 in Baker, Lake and Yamhill, seven in Columbia and Morrow, six each in Josephine, Jefferson and Hood River, three in Clatsop, and one new case in Curry, Gilliam, Klamath, Harney, Lincoln, Sherman, Tillamook, Union and Wallowa.

Reach web editor Nick Morgan at 541-776-4471 or nmorgan@rosebudmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @MTwebeditor.