East Medford has seen 14 cases of COVID-19
East Medford has seen the most COVID-19 cases in Jackson County, according to public health data updated Wednesday.
Of the county’s 65 cases, 14 patients live in the 97504 ZIP code (east Medford), the data show.
Thirteen patients live in the 97502 ZIP code (Central Point), and 10 are in the 97520 ZIP code (Ashland.)
The county does not list case counts for ZIP codes with fewer than 10 cases, instead saying those areas have from one to nine cases.
In Jackson County, areas reporting cases included 97540 (Talent), 97535 (Phoenix), 97501 (west Medford), 97524 (Eagle Point) and 97503 (White City.)
A map of the current cases by ZIP code can be seen at https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/COVID-19/COVID-19-News/situation-in-jackson-county-oregon. Click on the “COVID-19 cases by ZIP code” feature.
Of the county’s 65 cases, 64 were confirmed by testing and one is presumptive, meaning there hasn’t yet been a test but the patient is symptomatic and has been in contact with someone who has the virus.
Forty-seven local people have recovered from the illness, health officials reported.
The 18 local people who still have the illness include three patients younger than 10, five patients in their 20s, four in their 30s, two in their 40s, one in the 50-59 category, and three in their 60s.
After seeing five new cases reported Wednesday, Jackson County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Thursday.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 49 more cases and three deaths Thursday, pushing the statewide COVID-19 death toll to 151. The virus case count was reported at 4,086.