Jackson County reports 17 new COVID-19 cases
The Oregon Health Authority reported 17 new COVID-19 cases for Jackson County Tuesday and one COVID-19-related death.
OHA reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in Josephine County and no deaths.
Statewide, OHA reported 421 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths, raising the state’s death toll to 6,899 since the pandemic began.
The number of Oregon hospital patients with the virus stood at 224 Tuesday, down from 291 a week ago, according to hospitalization data.
Hospitals in Jackson and Josephine counties were caring for 27 COVID-19 patients Tuesday, down from 45 a week ago, data show.