COVID-19 cases rise in Rogue Valley, state – Medford News … – Mail Tribune

Newly reported COVID-19 cases rose over the past week in the Rogue Valley and statewide, according to Oregon Health Authority data.
OHA reported 176 new COVID-19 cases in Jackson County for the past week, up from 163 the week before.
For Josephine County, OHA reported 62 new cases, an increase from 40 the week before.
Statewide, OHA reported 2,828 new cases over the past week, up from 2,600 the previous week.
One Jackson County resident died of COVID-19-related causes over the past week, while none died in Josephine County. Across the state, 10 Oregon residents died of COVID-19-related causes, according to preliminary information from OHA. Deaths can take time to categorize as OHA receives and analyzes information from health care facilities and death certificates.
On Wednesday, hospitals in Jackson and Josephine counties were caring for 41 patients with the virus compared with 42 the week before, according to state hospitalization data.
Intensive care unit beds in the Rogue Valley’s four hospitals were 94% full Wednesday, with three open beds. Non-ICU beds were 89% full, with 46 open beds.
Oregon hospitals were caring for 342 patients with the virus Wednesday compared with 346 the week before.
ICU beds in other regions of the state ranged from 68% to 100% full. Non-ICU beds were 71% to 98% full, data shows.
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