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Asante hospitalizations down 75% since COVID peak on August 29th,

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Asante hospitalizations down 75% since COVID peak on August 29th,

MEDFORD, Ore-- For the first time in several months, COVID-19 hospitalizations across Asante dipped below 40.

On Saturday, the company reporting that only 38 people are in the hospital with COVID-19, a 75% decrease in hospitalizations according to Asante since the peak of the pandemic across Jackson and Josephine Counties on August 29.

Even with the good news, most hospitalizations from COVID-19 continue to be from people who have decided not to get the vaccine. Asante is reporting that 89%, or 34 out of their 38 patients, are people who are unvaccinated. Four COVID-19 hospitalizations are from people who still got infected even after getting the vaccine.

All 15 patients in the ICU, MCU and all eight patients who are on ventilators are those who are unvaccinated.

New COVID-19 deaths across Asante facilities have also begun to slow, with 10 new deaths in the last seven days.

Still in the last 90 days Asante is reporting that more than 170 people have died from COVID-19 across all of their locations.