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Area deaths reported from Covid increase

Eight Malheur County residents have reportedly died from Covid since early July and the overall positive rate for the county remains high. (CDC file art)

Eight Malheur County residents have died with Covid since early July and more people are hospitalized from the infection even as total cases of the disease appear to be leveling off. 

The Malheur County Health Department reported three new Covid deaths Friday.  

The three reported deaths were all women. One woman was in her 90s, another was in her 80s and the third female was in her 60s.

The new deaths push the total for the county with Covid to nine.

From March 1 to July 1, the county reported just one Covid death. Since July 9, eight people have died from the infection.

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