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Jackson County reports new record daily COVID-19 case count

Jackson County Public Health reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest daily case count in the county since the pandemic began.

Posted: Jul 31, 2020 11:13 AM
Updated: Jul 31, 2020 11:16 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Public Health reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the highest daily case count in the county since the pandemic began.

Jackson County's previous daily high was reported on July 19, with 16 new cases.

The latest cases bring Jackson County's total to 352. Of those cases, 95 are still considered "active infectious." Adjusted numbers from the county list 27 total hospitalizations and one death of a county resident.

Public health officials urged on Thursday that people use proper precautions, citing the rise in case counts.

"Jackson County Public Health is stressing the importance for people to take preventative action and wear a mask, practice physical distancing, wash your hands regularly, frequently disinfect surfaces that or touched often, to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19," the agency said on Friday. "The more people someone interacts with and for longer periods of time, the great the risk is for contracting and spreading COVID-19. By knowing and understanding the risk of our actions and activities, we can make informed decisions that not only impact our own health but also protect the health of everyone around us."

Testing reached an all-time high in Jackson County over last week, following several weeks of downturn. During the week of July 19, public health officials report that 1,860 tests were processed. The last recorded test positivity rate was 2.2 percent, which is significantly below the current statewide rate of approximately 5 percent.

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