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COVID-19 UPDATES: 287 new COVID-19 cases in the area, 9 new deaths

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SOUTHEAST IDAHO (KIFI/KIDK) - 5:12 p.m. Eastern Idaho Public Health confirmed six deaths due to COVID-19.

Five individuals were from Bonneville County. They were a female in her 70s, a male in his 90s, a male in is 80's, a male in his 70 and a male in his 70s.

Another male was from Fremont County in his 60s.

This brings the total deaths in the health district to 122.

4:30 p.m.: Local health officials reported 287 new COVID-19 cases in the area Monday.

Eastern Idaho Public Health reported 152 new COVID-19 cases Monday. 

There are 124 new cases in Bonneville, 3 in Custer, 14 in Fremont, 24 in Jefferson, 2 in Lemhi, 67 in Madison and 2 in Teton. There are a total of 1,080 active cases. You can view more HERE.

4:18 p.m.: Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 135 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho.

See county case counts below:

This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 10,414.

Out of the 10,414 cases, 9,194 have recovered from COVID-19.

SIPH has also confirmed three deaths due to COVID-19.

They are two males from Bannock County in their 70’s and one male from Bannock County in his 60’s.

This brings the total to 94 deaths due to COVID-19 in southeast Idaho.

Out of respect to these individuals’ families, no additional details will be released.

EIPH has reported 116 deaths in its health district.

EIPH COVID-19 risk level monitor has four categories: minimal, moderate, high and critical. Bonneville and Madison are in the critical risk category. Jefferson, Fremont, Lemhi and Teton are in the high risk category. Custer is in the moderate risk category. Clark is in the minimal risk category.

EIPH covers Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison and Teton counties.

As of Sunday, there are 1,035 total recorded deaths in the state.

State officials say deaths by age group breaks down as follows:

  • 2 person died between the ages of 18 and 29
  • 6 people died between the ages of 30 and 39
  • 21 people died between the ages of 40 to 49
  • 37 people who died were between the ages of 50 to 59
  • 133 people were between the ages of 60 and 69
  • 281 people were between the ages of 70 and 79
  • 555 people were 80+

95.08% of deaths with known race were White. 0.88% of deaths with known race were Asian. 0.69% of deaths with known race were Black or African American, 1.77% American Indian/Alaska Native and 1.57% were "Other race/multiple races." The race category for 17 deaths is pending.

89.11% of deaths with known race were Non-Hispanic. 10.89% of deaths with known ethnicity were Hispanic. The ethnicity for 16 deaths is pending.

To help prevent the spread of this virus, it is more important than ever that the public follows the following prevention methods.

• Follow Governor Little’s Statewide Stay-Healthy Idaho Order at
• Wear cloth face coverings in public places.
• Practice social distancing (6ft).
• Stay home if you are sick.
• Avoid people who are sick.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
• Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough or sneeze.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
• Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs using a disinfecting solution.

If you believe you have been exposed, make sure to self-isolate. If you need medical attention, please call your healthcare provider in advance of a visit to discuss your symptoms and next steps. Testing is available by calling 208-234-5875.

SIPH has a call center to field questions from the community and is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can reach the hotline at (208) 234-5875.

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