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Oregon reports six more COVID-19 deaths

The Oregon Health Authority reported six more deaths from COVID-19 Tuesday, raising the state’s death toll from the illness to 2,700.

The state also reported 307 new COVID-19 cases, raising the state total to 203,671 cases.

Jackson County Public Health reported 18 new cases, raising the county total to 11,350 cases.

Josephine County reported seven new cases, raising its total to 3,508 cases.

Jackson and Josephine county death tolls remained at 146 and 72, respectively.

The number of people in Oregon hospitalized Tuesday with COVID-19 dropped to 172, 34 fewer than Monday, according to OHA. Thirty-six people were in intensive care, 14 fewer than Monday.

Eleven people were hospitalized with the disease in Jackson and Josephine counties, four fewer than Monday.

As of Tuesday, 1,951,646 people in Oregon were fully vaccinated, and 340,945 people had received one shot in a two-dose regimen.

In Jackson County, 83,851 people had completed their vaccine series, while 12,407 people had received one of two doses.

In Josephine County, 28,983 people had completed their series, and 3,975 others had received one of two doses.