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Cases Increase, Hospitalizations Drop to 34

8:45 PM ยท Oct 20, 2021

As of 12:00 pm today, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, there are FIFTY-FOUR (54) people with new positive test results and SEVEN (7) new presumptives to report bringing the total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County to 12,036*. Currently, there are THIRTY-FOUR (34) Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, nineteen locally and fifteen out-of-the-area, including one that has been transferred out of the state for specialized care not available here. We continue to work with Mercy to provide information on our COVID patients being hospitalized locally: 1 COVID positive patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 4 in the Progressive Care Unit (PCU). 7% of the total hospitalized patients at Mercy are COVID positive. Of our hospitalized patients today, TWENTY-NINE (29) of the 34 patients are not fully vaccinated. COVID-19 RECAP FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021 On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 12:00 pm we had THIRTY-ONE (31) people with new positive test results, FIVE (5) new presumptives and ONE (1) new COVID-19 related death to report bringing our total number of cases of people with positive test results and presumptives in Douglas County to 11,975*. We had THIRTY-SEVEN (37) Douglas County COVID-19 patients hospitalized, twenty-two locally and fifteen out-of-the-area, including one patient that has been transferred out of the state for specialized care not available here. We continue to work with Mercy to provide information on our COVID patients being hospitalized locally: 3 COVID positive patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 3 in the Progressive Care Unit (PCU). 9% of the total hospitalized patients at Mercy are COVID positive. Of our hospitalized cases on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, THIRTY-TWO (32) of the 37 patients were not fully vaccinated. COVID-19 RELATED DEATH OF A DOUGLAS COUNTY RESIDENT Douglas County Public Health has confirmed the death of one more Douglas County resident related to the COVID-19 virus. Our two hundred and forty-third COVID-19 related death was a 72-year-old woman who was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday, October 15, 2021 and passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021. She was fully vaccinated. In the interest of privacy for the loved ones of this resident, and as our ethical responsibility to follow all medical laws, no additional information will be released. We thoroughly scrutinize and investigate all deaths, and review all medical records to make sure that everyone we report has met the requirements for a COVID related death, as per the Oregon Disease Investigative Guidelines for COVID-19. Each death related to COVID-19 is painful for all Douglas County residents, and a sad reminder of the terrible impact COVID-19 has had in our local communities. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners, Dr. Dannenhoffer, DPHN and the DCCRT team extend our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to all family members, friends, relatives, co-workers and community members of those who have passed after contracting this deadly virus. Mobile Testing, Vaccine Site Open Through Friday https://www.roseburgtracker.com/posts/617064ab8413dd0004c2511e

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