Jackson County reports 16 new COVID-19 cases
Jackson County Public Health reported 16 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total reported cases in Jackson County to 238, including 81 active infectious cases — that is, cases in which the patient is shedding the virus and may infect others.
The Oregon Health Authority reported 436 new confirmed and presumptive cases and three more COVID-19 deaths Sunday, as the state’s total cases increased to 14,579 and its death toll to 260.
Of the total active infection cases in Jackson County, 15 are people in their 20s, 14 are in their 40s, 11 are in their 60s, nine are in their 30s, nine are in their 50s, eight are age 80 and over, six are in their 70s, five are between the ages of 0 and 9 and four are between the ages of 10 and 19.
Jackson County had tested 15,487 people as of midnight Sunday. There has yet to be a novel coronavirus-related death in Jackson County.
Oregon’s latest COVID-19 casualties were a 90-year-old woman in Marion County, an 80-year-old man in Marion County and a 62-year-old woman in Multnomah County. All three had underlying conditions.