Oregon reports seven more COVID deaths Wednesday
Seven more Oregonians have died from COVID-19, pushing the state’s death toll from the disease to 2,601, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday.
OHA reported 394 new cases, raising the state’s cumulative total to 196,787 cases.
Jackson County reported 31 new cases, raising the county’s total to 11,029 cases, while Josephine County reported 11 new cases, raising its total to 3,387.
Jackson County’s COVID-19 death toll remained at 141, Josephine County’s at 71.
The state reported that 306 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 Wednesday, 25 fewer than Tuesday, with 78 people in intensive care, one fewer than Tuesday. Twenty-one people were hospitalized in Jackson and Josephine counties, six fewer than Tuesday, with six people in ICU, two fewer than Tuesday.
As of Wednesday, 1,635,033 Oregonians had completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, and 462,200 others had received one shot in a two-dose regimen, according to OHA.
In Jackson County, 71,157 people had completed their series, and 18,387 others had received one of two doses.
In Josephine County, 26,129 people had completed their series, and 4,594 others had received one of two doses.