MEDFORD, Ore.--- Jackson County Public Health reported 56 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths on Saturday.
Health officials also reported that 1 case was previously reported and has been removed from the total count. With these changes, the total in Jackson is now 6,865.
The total amount of deaths in Jackson County is 84.
Jackson County's 83rd COVID-19 death is a 72-year-old man who died on January 7 at Rogue Regional Medical Center. The patient had underlying health conditions.
Jackson County's 84th COVID-19 death is a 58-year-old woman who tested positive on December 20 and died on January 14 at Three Rivers Medical Center. The patient had underlying health conditions.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Region 5 (Jackson and Josephine Counties) is 40, increasing by 2 from the previous day. There are 13 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), which remains the same from the previous day.
The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times. The numbers do not reflect admissions per day nor the length of hospital stay. Staffing limitations are not captured in this data and may further limit bed capacity.