MEDFORD, Ore-- On Sunday, southern Oregon counties including Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake and Curry counties eclipsed 115,000 total Covid-19 vaccinations.
In Jackson County, one in four residents have now received at least one shot of a coronavirus vaccine, that's about 62,293 people. According to data from the Oregon Health Authority, more than half of those 62,000 people, about 39,000, are also fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
In Josephine County, more than 24,000 people have been vaccinated against coronavirus. Almost 9,000 people have recieved one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine while the other 15,000 people are fully protected against the virus.
Klamath County is up next with the third most vaccinations in southern Oregon with more than 19,000 people vaccinated.
Curry County has vaccinated 7,646 people and finally Lake County has vaccinated a little more than 2,000 people.
For the last several weeks southern Oregon counties combined have been increasing vaccinations by between 10,000 to 15,000 people by the end of each week.
Also according to data from OHA, more women have decided to get a vaccine shot than that of men in all southern Oregon counties. Right now the numbers show that more than 66,000 thousand woman have rolled up their sleeves to get a Covid-19 shot, while only 48,000 men have decided to do the same.