Vaccinations reach 15,000 in Jackson County, health officials report 47 new cases

On Sunday, Jackson County reached over 15,000 vaccinations, more than double the amount that the county had last week, as health officials report 49 new cases and two new deaths.

Posted: Jan 24, 2021 3:41 PM
Updated: Jan 24, 2021 8:40 PM

MEDFORD, Ore-- On Sunday, Jackson County reached over 15,000 vaccinations, more than double the amount that the county had last week, as health officials report 47 new cases and two new deaths.

Since Monday, Jackson County has recorded more than 8,500 vaccinations, with a large chunk of those people getting vaccinated at the large-scale drive-thru vaccination event at the Jackson County Expo. During the three span of the event, medical workers along with the help of the National Guard helped administer vaccines more than 7,200 people.

"It was very fast, very easy, very well organized," said Terri Estes a Phase 1-B recipient." "Everyone was very nice, directed us where to go and went real smoothly."

As vaccinations across Jackson County continue to increase, cases throughout the continue are decreasing. Today, Jackson County health officials reported 49 new cases of the virus along with two new deaths, which raised the county's weekly total to a little more than 250 cases. But why is this good news?

It marks the first since in the last three months, October 25, 2020, that the county has reported less than 300 cases in a single week. It also marks the second time in the last two weeks that Jackson County has reported less than 400 cases in a single week. 

Since the beginning of the pandemic Jackson County has experienced 7,171 cases of Covid-19 along with 96 deaths.

Jackson County's 83 death was removed from the total after it was determined that the person's death was not related to COVID-19. 

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