Josephine, Klamath, and Siskiyou counties each report new COVID-19 death

Three local counties reported new coronavirus-related fatalities on Monday.

Posted: Dec 14, 2020 4:57 PM
Updated: Dec 14, 2020 5:30 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Three local counties reported new coronavirus-related fatalities on Monday — Josephine, Klamath, and Siskiyou — as both Oregon and California begin to distribute the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Klamath County Public Health reported just after noon that a 74-year-old man had died at his residence. He had underlying conditions. This latest death brought Klamath County's total to 12.

Late in the afternoon, Siskiyou County Public Health reported the area's 8th death attributed to coronavirus, expressing condolences to the patient's family and friends.

"This upsetting news reminds us that we all have a personal responsibility to slow the spread of the pandemic and eliminate the virus as quickly as possible," Siskiyou County officials said in a statement. "Vaccines are on the way, but it may be awhile before they are available to the general public, therefore it is imperative that we protect each other, especially the more vulnerable populations, by continuing to stay at home as much as possible, avoid gathering, wear masks, practice social distancing, and wash your hands often."

By the evening, Josephine County Public Health reported the 11th death attributed to COVID-19 in the area since the pandemic began. A 71-year-old woman tested positive on December 8 and died three days later at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. She had underlying conditions.

Though Jackson County has been the epicenter of both cases and deaths in the region for the past several months, officials there did not report any new fatalities on Monday. There remain 50 fatalities from COVID-19 in Jackson County since the pandemic began.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 133205

Reported Deaths: 1800
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28337458
Washington18644171
Marion16172238
Clackamas11642138
Lane8272108
Jackson689285
Umatilla676568
Deschutes495236
Yamhill318245
Malheur313152
Linn310846
Polk244640
Klamath242838
Josephine173533
Jefferson170225
Benton169514
Douglas167743
Union111416
Wasco107123
Columbia104318
Lincoln99117
Hood River95121
Coos93715
Morrow93310
Clatsop6865
Crook61010
Baker5685
Tillamook3652
Curry3245
Lake2305
Grant2131
Harney1754
Wallowa963
Gilliam511
Sherman470
Wheeler201
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2988326

Reported Deaths: 33589
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles101466213848
San Bernardino2512131560
Riverside2394122517
San Diego2117872103
Orange2108132367
Santa Clara926251065
Kern84644565
Fresno81294932
Sacramento791221080
Alameda66583757
Ventura60368412
San Joaquin56642748
Contra Costa51573446
Stanislaus42337739
Tulare40655501
Monterey35418250
San Mateo31805294
San Francisco28853254
Imperial25140463
Solano24732105
Santa Barbara24149231
Sonoma23607234
Merced23492296
Kings19125133
Placer16995173
San Luis Obispo15466128
Madera13193130
Santa Cruz12026113
Marin11482153
Yolo10406131
Shasta9594117
Butte9359121
El Dorado757544
Sutter756077
Napa735639
Lassen509413
San Benito488243
Yuba481827
Tehama397142
Tuolumne330438
Nevada314473
Mendocino307631
Amador298629
Lake250428
Humboldt229424
Glenn189419
Colusa16919
Calaveras159623
Siskiyou140813
Mono10834
Inyo92429
Del Norte8532
Plumas5735
Modoc3793
Mariposa3444
Trinity3024
Alpine730
Sierra700
Unassigned00
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