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Jackson County reports two more COVID-19 deaths; 108 new cases

As of Wednesday, Jackson County reported a total of 216 hospitalizations since the pandemic began — six more than the day prior.

Posted: Nov 18, 2020 12:35 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Public Health reported two new deaths attributed to coronavirus on Wednesday, alongside 108 newly identified cases.

Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths have been gathering steam over the past several weeks. As of Wednesday, Jackson County reported a total of 216 hospitalizations since the pandemic began — six more than the day prior.

The latest fatalities bring Jackson County's death toll to 12, and the new cases put the county total to 3,068.

Officials said that an 84-year-old woman tested positive on October 30 and died November 12 at her home. She had underlying health conditions. The other fatality was a 48-year-old man who tested positive on November 9 and died on November 15 at Providence Medford Medical Center. He also had underlying conditions.

Based on Jackson County's data on ongoing outbreaks at long-term care facilities, at least one of those deaths may have been linked to Avamere Three Fountains, which has now seen at least three deaths:

  • Avamere Three Fountains - Investigation began November 2; currently 113 cases, 3 deaths
  • Avamere Health Services of Rogue Valley - Investigation began October 4; currently 71 cases, 1 death
  • Avamere Waterford - Investigation began November 4; currently 4 cases, no deaths
  • Hearthstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Investigation began October 10; currently 4 cases, no deaths
  • Linda Vista - Investigation began October 16; currently 11 cases, no deaths
  • Orchard Assisted Living - Investigation began October 5; currently 9 cases, no deaths
  • Rogue Valley Manor - Investigation began October 6; currently 15 cases, no deaths
  • Table Rock Memory Care - Investigation began on November 8; currently 67 cases, no deaths

"Starting today, November 18, Oregon will be in a statewide Two-Week Freeze to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Oregon," Jackson County Public Health said. "These risk reduction measures are critical in limiting the spread of COVID-19, reducing risk in communities more vulnerable to serious illness and death, and helping conserve hospital capacity so that all Oregonians can continue to have access to quality care."

This is a developing story and will be updated with more details as they emerge.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 387485

Reported Deaths: 5116
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah59768836
Washington41571393
Marion39592504
Clackamas32426376
Lane29856354
Jackson24672350
Deschutes23182185
Umatilla15087180
Linn14488178
Douglas13236286
Josephine10057240
Yamhill9665142
Klamath8979145
Polk813698
Benton605137
Malheur591586
Coos5573106
Columbia423855
Jefferson416865
Lincoln357252
Union336854
Crook330156
Wasco314846
Clatsop258335
Baker217531
Tillamook214345
Hood River211337
Morrow197025
Curry190136
Harney119332
Grant108314
Lake104016
Wallowa74713
Sherman1903
Gilliam1844
Wheeler1141
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 5057759

Reported Deaths: 74098
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles152224027074
San Diego4047084319
Riverside3849455306
San Bernardino3718825944
Orange3329505675
Sacramento1674002423
Kern1565171781
Fresno1558992246
Santa Clara1511691922
Alameda1246581499
San Joaquin1070001833
Ventura1036461188
Contra Costa1032921045
Stanislaus910641413
Tulare856141082
San Francisco56614669
San Mateo56058627
Monterey52340625
Solano47422356
Santa Barbara47035548
Merced44807664
Sonoma42912412
Placer41881468
Imperial38128769
Kings35038358
San Luis Obispo31294358
Madera26005311
Shasta25917440
Butte25295309
Santa Cruz22028222
Yolo21451257
Marin18342248
El Dorado18166161
Sutter14494181
Napa13372104
Yuba1070088
Tehama10230129
Humboldt10043117
Nevada9914103
Mendocino848894
Lassen792355
San Benito775977
Tuolumne767790
Lake6990110
Amador573766
Siskiyou470954
Glenn455136
Calaveras435685
Del Norte371242
Colusa323519
Inyo254345
Plumas19127
Mono18294
Mariposa156718
Trinity98817
Modoc7475
Unassigned2430
Sierra2170
Alpine1060
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