coronavirus

New COVID-19 case reported in Curry County

UPDATE, August 7, 2020 – Public Health reported three additional cases of COVID-19 from Curry General Hospital on Friday evening. Two of the additional cases were contacted. Tracers were working to contact the third so they could know to self-isolate. One of …

SOU not testing for coronavirus next semester

ASHLAND, Ore. – As back to school conversations continue, Southern Oregon University says it won’t test faculty and students for coronavirus. While some universities say it will test students randomly for the virus, SOU says it doesn’t have enough tests to do …

Josephine Co. announces new COVID-19 related death

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Josephine County announced a new coronavirus-related death Tuesday evening. Josephine County Public Health said the 83-year-old man died from complications relating to a COVID-19 infection on August 3. Health officials said the man had underlying conditions and tested …

Jackson Co. reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County reports 17 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, nearly hitting the single-day record of 18 cases reported Saturday. This brings the county’s total to 411 total cases, with 129 of those cases still active. The county has reported …