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COVID-19 UPDATES: 529 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, total statewide cases reach 200K

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Idaho officials reported 529 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths Friday. That brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March 2020 to 200,484.

About 89% of Idaho residents live in communities where masks should be worn again.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday recommended even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors where the Delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges. 

The CDC cited new information about the variant’s ability to spread among vaccinated people. 

There are a total of 160,324 confirmed cases and 40,160 probable cases in all 44 of the 44 counties in Idaho, according to numbers released from the local health districts and the state. See the chart below.

The state said 751,712 people have received the vaccine, and 1,387,985 total doses have been administered. 691,789 people are fully vaccinated.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 34 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,653. Out of those cases, 17,425 have recovered from COVID-19. There are 237 deaths in the health district. You can view more HERE.

SIPH COVID-19 risk level monitor has four categories: minimal, moderate, high and critical. Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Butte, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power are in the minimal risk category.

Eastern Idaho Public Health reported 27 new cases Friday. There are 14 new cases in Bonneville, 1 in Fremont, 5 in Jefferson and 7 in Madison. There are a total of 199 active cases and 268 total deaths. You can view more HERE.

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

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

The hotspots so far this week are Ada County, Kootenai County, Canyon County, Twin Falls County and Bonneville County.

The state is reporting there are 116,679 estimated recovered COVID-19 cases.

The average age of Idahoans with COVID-19 is 40.1 years and ranges from 1 to 100 years of age. The data excludes 45 persons with unknown age.

The age group with the most cases is 18-29 with 49,878 cases.

The state said 17 new hospitalizations have been reported bringing the total number to 9,091, and 1 new case has been admitted to the ICU bringing the total to 1,524.

There are 12,307 asymptomatic reported cases and 11,185 cases among health care workers.

818 vaccine breakthrough cases have been reported.

2 new deaths were reported bringing the total recorded deaths to 2,197.

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

  • 6 people died between the ages of 18 and 29
  • 12 people died between the ages of 30 and 39
  • 41 people died between the ages of 40 to 49
  • 101 people who died were between the ages of 50 to 59
  • 313 people were between the ages of 60 and 69
  • 632 people were between the ages of 70 and 79
  • 1,092 people were 80+

94.69% of deaths with known race were White. 0.96% of deaths with known race were Asian. 0.41% of deaths with known race were Black or African American, 2.01% American Indian/Alaska Native and 1.92% were "Other race/multiple races." The race category for 4 deaths is pending.

90.38% of deaths with known race were Non-Hispanic. 9.62% of deaths with known ethnicity were Hispanic. The ethnicity for 4 deaths is pending.

COVID-19 in Idaho

Public Health DistrictCountyCasesProbableDeaths
Central District HealthAda
Elmore
Valley
Boise
45,851
1,740
716
287
9,475
480
199
123
493
19
6
2
South Central Public Health DistrictBlaine
Twin Falls
Jerome
Lincoln
Cassia
Gooding
Minidoka
Camas
2,189
7,763
2,068
388
2,536
959
1,968
55
253
2,516
643
125
485
411
437
18
19
133
25
11
28
24
34
0
Eastern Idaho Public HealthBonneville
Teton
Madison
Jefferson
Custer
Fremont
Lemhi
Clark
15,197
1,237
7,361
3,072
254
1,166
547
58
4,249
547
952
855
63
159
133
11
177
4
28
33
3
14
9
0
Southeastern Idaho Public HealthBannock
Bingham
Caribou
Power
Franklin
Bear Lake
Oneida
Butte
5,357
2,884
357
478
973
314
262
167
3,641
2,053
361
207
295
114
121
39
114
77
12
9
17
2
4
1
Panhandle Health DistrictKootenai
Bonner
Boundary
Benewah
Shoshone
17,457
2,829
495
651
1,230
2,303
647
415
143
72
224
46
12
10
36
Public Health - Idaho North Central DistrictNez Perce
Idaho
Latah
Clearwater
Lewis
3,525
1,015
3,105
801
337
373
366
170
298
117
59
18
12
14
11
Southwest District HealthCanyon
Gem
Payette
Owyhee
Adams
Washington
23,744
1,494
2,093
964
273
894
4,619
413
575
147
85
350
319
43
38
31
4
22
TOTAL160,32440,1602,197

Below are the details released by the Idaho Division of Public Health. These numbers are updated after 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday based on surveillance system records provided by health districts. Local public health districts may be announcing cases of COVID-19 that are not reflected in the state’s numbers. These numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

You can view the state's data here.

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