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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 10/4/21

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For the week of September 28-October 4, 2021, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 793 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 22,725. Out of the 22,725 cases, 21,501 have recovered from COVID-19. There were also 23 confirmed deaths, which brings the total to 311 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 September 28-October 4, 2021:

 

New Confirmed New Probable    Total   Total Deaths

Bannock                               216                         222         438         10

Bear Lake                            15                           7              22           3

Bingham                              51                           121         172         6

Butte                                     9                              5              14           0

Caribou                                5                              20           25           1

Franklin                                10                           19           29           1

Oneida                                 12                           2              14           1

Power                                   17                           62           79           1

TOTAL                                   335                         458         793         23

 

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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