GRANTS PASS, Ore-- On Saturday, Josephine County Public Health reported that five more lives have been claimed by the coronavirus including a 25-year-old woman who was unvaccinated.
This is one of the youngest deaths from COVID-19 in the county.
The four other deaths included a 93, 78, 77 and 75-year-old man, all of which had underlying conditions.
According to Josephine County Public Health, three out of the five new deaths were from people who were unvaccinated, while the other two deaths were from people who were vaccinated.
To date, Josephine County has reported 145 deaths from COVID-19, of which 129 of them were unvaccinated. That averages out to about 88% of the county's deaths have been from people who were unvaccinated.
Data from Josephine County Public Health also shows that since Monday, the county has experienced 22 additional deaths.