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Posted on: September 13, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 9/13/21

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For the week of September 7 – September 13, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 865 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 20,205. Out of the 20,205 cases, 19,091 have recovered from COVID-19.

 

There are twelve confirmed deaths related to COVID-19. There are four from Bannock County: a male in his 90’s, a female in her 80’s, a male in his 50’s and a female in her 70’s. There were four deaths in Bingham County: a male in his 70’s a male in his 50’s, a female in her 60’s and a male in his 70’s. There were two deaths in Caribou County: a male in his 50’s and a male in his 60’s. Additionally, there was one death in Power County a male in his 40’s and one death in Bear Lake County a female in her 70’s. This brings the total to 270 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 7 – September 13, 2021:

 

New Confirmed  New Probable   Total   Total Deaths

Bannock                               367                         132         499         4

Bear Lake                            23                           6              29           1

Bingham                              115                         83           198         4

Butte                                     4                              5              9              0

Caribou                                5                              42           47           2

Franklin                                12                           33           45           0

Oneida                                 6                              5              11           0

Power                                   18                           9              27           1

TOTAL                                   550                         315         865         12

 

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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