Five more COVID-19 deaths reported in Jefferson County

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Posted 9/8/21

Five more Jefferson County residents have died from COVID-19, county health officials reported Wednesday.

Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry said all five were fully vaccinated …

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Five more COVID-19 deaths reported in Jefferson County

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Five more Jefferson County residents have died from COVID-19, county health officials reported Wednesday.

Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry said all five were fully vaccinated residents at long-term care facilities. 

One person was in their 70s, two were in their 80s, and two were in their 90s.

"They were frail and unable to fully respond to their vaccines," Berry said in an email to The Leader.

"I think these deaths highlight how dangerous widespread community transmission is for those vulnerable people who cannot fully respond to their vaccines," she added.

Eleven residents of Jefferson County have succumbed to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Two deaths from the disease were reported last week.

Health officials confirmed 18 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday in Jefferson County, raising the cumulative total to 823 infections.

Eight of the new cases involved females, with the other 10 being males.

Seven cases were confirmed in Port Townsend, seven in the mid-county area, three in south county, and one on the West End.

All told, 102 residents were still in isolation Wednesday due to potential COVID-19 contact.

In Jefferson County, 54 people have been hospitalized for COVID-19. 

A total of 594 people have recovered from the disease. (People are considered "recovered" at 28 days from the onset of symptoms if they are alive and not hospitalized, according to the state Department of Health.)

There have been 30,562 tests for COVID-19 in Jefferson County since the start of the pandemic, and 29,613 have resulted in negative results.

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Stephen Schumacher

Without more information, the question has to be asked: Were these frail old five killed by the vaccine? That seems to have been the case with an immunosuppressed woman who died in Seattle following her vaccination but was labelled a JeffCo CV death.

https://www.porttownsendfreepress.com/2021/06/02/new-wrinkle-in-jefferson-countys-fourth-covid-death/

At the time, then-Health Officer Locke acknowledged that "most vaccinations, including the new COVID vaccines, are ineffective in those who are profoundly immunosuppressed" but still claimed "she was appropriately vaccinated" despite being given a treatment with lethal risks but no possible benefit for her.

https://www.medalerts.org/vaersdb/findfield.php?TABLE=ON&GROUP1=AGE&EVENTS=ON&VAX=COVID19&DIED=Yes

That sounds similar to the new deaths of "vulnerable people who cannot fully respond to their vaccines" that Berry now describes.

Thursday, September 9
Dage Corvish

Port Townsend's very own conspiracy theorist. Aren't you special.

Friday, September 10
Craig Warden

Stephen-- net a very plausible theory. Thousands of healthy vaccinated people in their 70s, 80s and 90s in PT. The main difference is that most don't live in a congregate facility. My theory is that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 came into the facility and infected people regardless of vaccination.

How does your theory explain all the healthy seniors in PT who are not at a nursing home? Can't say the vaccine made them sick - they aren't. Need a better theory. Maybe one that actually sounds like science, if that's what you're trying to do.

Friday, September 10
Stephen Schumacher

Craig - Your theory that Delta swept through the facility regardless of vaccination may well be right! But I raised my question because these fatalities were not "the healty seniors in PT" that you specak of... they were described as already "frail and ... vulnerable people who cannot fully respond to their vaccines", so sounded like they could be additional cases where "the new COVID vaccines are ineffective in those who are profoundly inmmunosuppressed" per Locke, or due to Antibody Dependent Enhancement (ADE), or like the clusters of deaths in nursing homes following vaccination.

https://www.clinicsjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/articles_xml/1807-5932-clin-75-e1912/1807-5932-clin-75-e1912.pdf

https://sharylattkisson.com/2021/05/deaths-of-elderly-who-recovered-from-covid-19-but-died-after-vaccine-raise-questions/

Friday, September 10