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Posted on: May 24, 2021

[ARCHIVED] SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 5/24/21

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For the week of May 18-May 24, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 68 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,144. Out of the 17,144 cases, 17,074 have recovered from COVID-19.

 

There are four confirmed deaths related to COVID-19: a male in his 70’s from Bannock County, a male in his 50’s from Bingham County, a male in his 60’s from Bingham County and a male in his 70’s from Bannock County. This brings the total to 230 deaths due to COVID-19. Out of respect to these individuals’ families, no additional details will be released.

 

See county case counts below for the week of May 18- May 24, 2021:

 

New Confirmed New Probable   Total   Total Deaths

Bannock                               19                           14           33           2

Bear Lake                            4                              2              6              0

Bingham                              9                              2              11           2

Butte                                     1                              0              1              0

Caribou                                1                              8              9              0

Franklin                                6                              1              7              0

Oneida                                 0                              0              0              0

Power                                   1                              0              1              0

TOTAL                                   41                           27           68           4

 

To help prevent the spread of this virus, it is more important than ever that the public follows the following prevention methods.

• 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.

• Get vaccinated as soon as possible.

 

For more information, please call SIPH’s COVID hotline at (208) 234-5875 or visit https://siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php.

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