MEDFORD, Ore. -- Just this past weekend, Asante hit a new pandemic record with 182 people hospitalized with COVID-19 across all of their facilities.
But just in the last month, the organization has begun providing a detailed list on whether the people that are being administered into their hospitals are vaccinated or unvaccinated.
According to their latest update, on August 29 2021, of the 182 people that are in their hospitals with COVID-19, 170 of the 182 patients are unvaccinated while the other 12 patients are vaccinated.
In Asante ICU or IMCU beds, 51 out of the 53 patients are unvaccinated while on two are vaccinated.
For patients on ventilators across Asante hospitals, all 21 people are unvaccinated.
Over the last seven days Asante has reported 21 deaths as well. Of those 21 deaths, 15 of them were people who were unvaccinated with 6 people were vaccinated.
The numbers and the data show that those who were vaccinated are far less likely to be hospitalized, be put in an ICU bed or ventilator or die.
With this data Asante is once again asking people to get vaccinated as new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deahts continue to rise in Jackson and Josephine Counties. The organization once again stating that vaccines do help prevent hospitalizations and deaths.