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Posted on: August 30, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 8/30/21

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For the week of August 24 – August 30, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 491 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 18,897. Out of the 18,897 cases, 18,082 have recovered from COVID-19.

 

See county case counts below for the week of August 24 – August 30, 2021:

 

New Confirmed New Probable  Total   Total Deaths

Bannock                               155                        106        261        0

Bear Lake                             14                           6             20           0

Bingham                              38                           66           104         0

Butte                                     7                             1             8             0

Caribou                                6                             21           27           0

Franklin                                11                           9             20           0

Oneida                                  4                             2             6             0

Power                                   16                           29           45           0

TOTAL                                   251                        240        491        0

 

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 sanitizerwith 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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