POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Southeastern Idaho Public Health District has confirmed three new deaths due to COVID-19 within the health district.
Two were men from Caribou County. One was in his 60’s and the other in his 80’s. The third victim was a man from Bingham County who was in his 90’s.
29 people have died due to COVID-19 in the Southeastern Idaho district.
As always, SIPH is urging all Idahoans to take precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19, including social distancing and the wearing of face coverings in public places. And, practice good hand hygiene and isolate immediately if you show symptoms of COVID-19.
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Anyone with specific questions may contact the health district hotline at 208-234-5875.