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COVID-19 UPDATES: 1,618 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths

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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Idaho officials reported 1,618 new COVID-19 cases and 7 new deaths Wednesday. State-level case and hospital data are now being updated on the state dashboard on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, excluding holidays.

That brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March 2020 to 459,525.

There are a total of 358,909 confirmed cases and 100,616 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 103,521 people have received one dose of a two dose series, and 426,419 people have received an additional or booster dose. 2,436,552 total doses have been administered. 946,259 people are fully vaccinated.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 45 new confirmed and probable case of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 38,983 Out of those cases, 38,096 have recovered from COVID-19. There are 518 deaths in the health district. You can view more HERE.

SIPH covers Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Butte, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power.

Eastern Idaho Public Health updates its dashboard weekly each Monday. There are a total of 215 cases in the last seven days and 476 total deaths. You can view more HERE.

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

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

The average age of Idahoans with COVID-19 is 39.2 years and ranges from 1 to 100 years of age. The data excludes 53 persons with unknown age.

The age group with the most cases is 18-29 with 105,606 cases.

The state said 26 new hospitalizations have been reported bringing the total number to 17,357, and 5 new cases have been admitted to the ICU bringing the total to 2,961.

82,232 vaccine breakthrough cases have been reported.

7 new deaths were reported bringing the total recorded deaths to 4,961.

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

  • 2 person died in the age group less than 18
  • 21 people died between the ages of 18 and 29
  • 63 people died between the ages of 30 and 39
  • 186 people died between the ages of 40 to 49
  • 400 people who died were between the ages of 50 to 59
  • 907 people were between the ages of 60 and 69
  • 1,367 people were between the ages of 70 and 79
  • 2,015 people were 80+

94.66% of deaths with known race were White. 0.89% of deaths with known race were Asian. 0.36% of deaths with known race were Black or African American, 1.88% American Indian/Alaska Native, 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 1.88% were "Other race/multiple races." The race category for 13 deaths is pending.

92.08% of deaths with known race were Non-Hispanic. 7.92% of deaths with known ethnicity were Hispanic. The ethnicity for 11 deaths is pending.

COVID-19 in Idaho

Public Health DistrictCountyCasesProbableDeaths
Central District HealthAda
Elmore
Valley
Boise
117,588
6,349
2,245
766
22,702
1,231
508
361
1,028
70
16
11
South Central Public Health DistrictBlaine
Twin Falls
Jerome
Lincoln
Cassia
Gooding
Minidoka
Camas
5,543
16,563
3,931
722
3,776
2,099
2,833
122
751
8,117
2,274
397
1,289
1,258
1,450
37
30
295
65
15
53
56
65
2
Eastern Idaho Public HealthBonneville
Teton
Madison
Jefferson
Custer
Fremont
Lemhi
Clark
31,446
2,776
12,912
6,110
563
2,194
1,323
110
10,652
1,417
1,857
2,193
188
495
530
34
287
9
52
65
9
28
25
0
Southeastern Idaho Public HealthBannock
Bingham
Caribou
Power
Franklin
Bear Lake
Oneida
Butte
13,257
5,820
547
794
1,348
691
574
323
8,023
4,214
965
719
1,029
276
252
151
250
158
26
20
29
16
11
9
Panhandle Health DistrictKootenai
Bonner
Boundary
Benewah
Shoshone
36,885
7,579
1,625
1,648
2,394
6,101
1,607
537
790
388
598
189
63
41
76
Public Health - Idaho North Central DistrictNez Perce
Idaho
Latah
Clearwater
Lewis
7,785
2,223
6,424
1,345
773
1,393
847
611
1,016
397
148
52
49
33
29
Southwest District HealthCanyon
Gem
Payette
Owyhee
Adams
Washington
53,115
2,712
4,347
1,963
582
1,586
9,707
1,028
1,336
351
139
856
688
79
87
53
15
57
TOTAL358,909100,6164,961

Below are the details released by the Idaho Division of Public Health. These numbers are updated after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday 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.

You can view the latest Coronavirus Coverage here.

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