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COVID-19 UPDATES: 213 new COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths in the area

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SOUTHEAST IDAHO (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE 5:20 p.m. Local health officials reported 213 new COVID-19 cases in the area Monday. See the health district breakdown below.


UPDATE 5:15 p.m. Idaho officials reported 1,038 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new deaths on Monday. You can view more HERE.


Southeastern Idaho Public Health

UPDATE 4:10 p.m. Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 3 new deaths and 131 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho.

See county case counts below:

New ConfirmedNew ProbableTotal
Bannock452671
Bear Lake101
Bingham122638
Butte202
Caribou033
Franklin707
Oneida404
Power415
TOTAL7556131

This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 11,321.

Out of the 11,321 cases, 10,164 have recovered from COVID-19.

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

The deaths were in a male in his 70s from Bannock County; a male in his 70s from Franklin County, and a male in his 90s from Bingham County.

This brings the total to 105 deaths due to COVID-19 in southeast Idaho.

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


UPDATE 3:45 p.m. Eastern Idaho Public Health reported 4 new deaths and 82 new cases Monday.

There are 58 new cases in Bonneville, 2 in Fremont, 7 in Jefferson, 12 in Madison and 3 in Teton.

There are a total of 796 active cases. You can view more HERE.

EIPH also reported four new deaths Monday.

Two were females from Bonneville County. One was in her 70s and the other her 90s+.

One was a male from Lemhi in his 70s, and another was a male from Jefferson in his 70s.

This brings the total in the health district to 137.


Eastern Idaho Public Health

Eastern Idaho Public Health reported 82 new cases Monday. There are 58 new cases in Bonneville, 2 in Fremont, 7 in Jefferson, 12 in Madison and 3 in Teton. There are a total of 796 active cases. You can view more HERE.

EIPH has reported 137 deaths in its health district.

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

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


COVID-19 deaths in Idaho

As of Sunday, there are 1,175 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
  • 23 people died between the ages of 40 to 49
  • 43 people who died were between the ages of 50 to 59
  • 154 people were between the ages of 60 and 69
  • 324 people were between the ages of 70 and 79
  • 623 people were 80+

95.20% of deaths with known race were White. 0.79% of deaths with known race were Asian. 0.7% of deaths with known race were Black or African American, 1.75% American Indian/Alaska Native and 1.57% were "Other race/multiple races." The race category for 29 deaths is pending.

89.44% of deaths with known race were Non-Hispanic. 10.56% of deaths with known ethnicity were Hispanic. The ethnicity for 29 deaths is pending.


What you can do

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 rebound.idaho.gov.
  • 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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