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COVID-19 death toll climbs by 3 in southeast Idaho

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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
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Anyone with specific questions may contact the health district hotline at 208-234-5875.

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