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Jackson County nearing 400 Covid deaths since the beginning of the Pandemic

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Jackson County nearing 400 Covid deaths since the beginning of the Pandemic

MEDFORD, Ore-- Jackson County continues to inch closer and closer to that 400 mark for total deaths from COVID-19.

On Friday, Jackson County Public Health Officials reported six new deaths for the county, raising its's total up to 355.

Just last month, county health officials reported that the county surpassed 300 COVID-19 deaths, since the beginning of the pandemic, a nearly 300% increase when compared to 2020 which had 72 deaths by the end of December.

Jackson County has averaged around 50 deaths per month for the last several months, and with COVID cases beginning to spike slightly in the county, 28% compared to last week, more deaths could be on their way.

Health officials are also reporting 27 new cases for Friday and 45 new cases for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Here is the list of the most recent deaths in the county:

Jackson County’s 350th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old man who died on September 10 at Sky

Lakes Medical Center. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause

of death or a significant condition contributing to death. Underlying health conditions are

unknown.

Jackson County’s 351st COVID-19 death is a 91-year-old man who died on October 19 at their

residence. The death certificate listed COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or

a significant condition contributing to death. They had underlying health conditions.

Jackson County’s 352nd COVID-19 death is an 85-year-old man who tested positive on November

6 and died on November 21 at Providence Medford Medical Center. They had underlying health

conditions.

Jackson County’s 353rd COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old woman who tested positive on

November 9 and died on November 24 at Providence Medford Medical Center. They had

underlying health conditions.

Jackson County’s 354th COVID-19 death is a 75-year-old woman who tested positive on

November 15 and died on November 21 at Providence Medford Medical Center. They had

underlying health conditions.

Jackson County’s 355th COVID-19 death is an 85-year-old man who tested positive on November

21 and died on November 23 at Rogue Regional Medical Center. They had underlying health

conditions.