Covid claims 2 more lives in Malheur County

The Malheur County Health Department, which reported two more Covid-related deaths this week, is urging people to get vaccinated and seeking testing if they experience symptoms. (The Enterprise/File).

The Malheur County Health Department has reported two more Covid-related deaths, bringing the county’s total to 77 since the start of the pandemic.

The deaths reported on Wednesday were a woman in her 70s and a man in his 50s. Health Department officials said they have no additional information on the deaths.

“Counseling and crisis support services can be access by calling Lifeways at 541-889-9167,” said a press release from the department. “We encourage everyone to be respectful, as a family in our community is grieving.”

The department noted the county has seen 12 Covid-related deaths since the second week . . .