In Idaho, the number of cases of COVID-19 is decreasing significantly every day, and the positive rate is also decreasing.


The surge in coronavirus cases on Wednesday proved to be a moment for Idaho.

The Ministry of Health reported only 210 new cases on Thursday. That’s about half of the previous day’s total, but the state added nine COVID-19-related deaths. This week, Idaho killed 2,000 people during the pandemic, with a current total of 2,015.

The good news is about the state’s positive rate, which dropped to 4.8% in the week of April 4-10, according to the latest data. This rate indicates the percentage of COVID-19 tests that have returned positive, and health professionals are targeting a rate of less than 5% to show that the epidemic of coronavirus can be adequately controlled. During the week of March 28-April 3, the rate of Idaho rose to 5.6%. This is the highest percentage since early February.

One year after the pandemic reached Idaho, the state currently records 184,557 cases of coronavirus. Ada County again added the most Thursdays (77 new, totaling 50,513), accounting for about one-third of the number of states.

The counties that added deaths on Thursday were Bonneville (1 new, total 72), Bonner (1 new, total 39), Bonneville (1 new, total 168), Canyon (1 new, total). 291) and Jefferson (2 new, 24 in total). , Cootney (2 new, 201 total) and Madison (1, new 1, 24 total). According to Eastern Idaho Public Health, the death in Bonneville County was a man in his 60s. Madison County, a man in his 60s. Jefferson County, men in their 90s, women in their 80s.

The counties that added new cases in addition to Ada on Thursday were Bannock (10 new, total 8,571), Bear Lake (1 new, total 376), Benewah (1 new, total 660), and Bingham (3 new, total 4,769). did. , Brain (6 new, total 2,330), Bowers (1 new, total 336), Bonner (8 new, total 3,178), Bonneville (19 new, total 14,581), Boundary (1 new, total 855), Canyon (20 new) ), 26,035), Caribou (3 new, total 681), Cassia (1 new, total 2,923), Elmore (3 new, total 1,836), Franklin (2 new, total 1,166), Fremont (3 new, total 1,116) , Jefferson (3 new, total 2,934), Bonneville (15 new, 17,445 total), Rata (6 new, total 3,015), Madison (3 new, total 7,084), Nezperce (1 new) , Total 3,524), Payet (2 new), Total 2,493), Shoshone (3 new, total 1,062), Twin Falls (10 new, total 9,303), Washington (5 new, total 1,211).

Daily details

Vaccine dose given at Idaho: According to Health and Welfare, 913,106. Of these, 389,095 are fully vaccinated.

Overall hospitalization: Health and Welfare reports that there were 7,937 hospitalizations for people with COVID-19, 1,362 hospitalizations in the ICU, and 10,279 health care workers infected. The number of hospitals and healthcare is based on cases where the contact survey has been completed, not the total number of positives.

St. Luke’s Health System: As of April 14, the healthcare system reported 36 patients in the hospital, with COVID-19 confirmed out of a total of 458 patients. The health system reported a 14-day coronavirus test positive rate of 5%.

St Alfonsas Health System: As of April 14, the healthcare system reported 33 patients in the hospital, with COVID-19 confirmed out of a total of 346 patients. The health system reported a 14-day positive coronavirus test rate of 8.7%.

Boise School District: Confirmed cases reported after April 13: Boise High (1), Bora High (2), Capital High (2), Hillside Junior High (1), Longfellow Elementary School (1).

West Ada School District: Reported confirmed cases from April 1st to April 14th: Centennial High (1), Eagle High (9), Mountain View High (4), Rocky Mountain High (1), Star Middle (1) , Victory Middle (1), Cecil D. Andras Elementary (1), Chaparral Elementary (5), Siena Elementary (1), Star Elementary (1), Ustic Elementary (1).

Total of COVID-19 cases by county (confirmed + possible): Ada 50,513, Adams 333, Bannock 8,571, Bear Lake 376, Benewah 660, Bingham 4,769, Blaine 2,330, Boise 336, Bonner 3,178, Bonneville 14,581, Boundary 855, Butte 206, Camas 71, Canyon 26,035, Caribou 681, Cassia 2,923, Clark 59, Clearwater 1,033, Custer 243, Elmore 1,886, Franklin 1,166, Freemont 1,116, Gem 1,742, Gooding 1,295, Idaho 1,180, Jefferson 2,934, Jerome 2,556, Kootenai 17,445, Reita 3,015, Remi 519, Lewis 386, Lincoln 498, Madison 7,084, Minidoka 2,319, Nez Perce 3,524, Oneida 353, Owyhee 1,050, Payette 2,493, Power 651, Shoshone 1,062, Teton 1,188, Twin Falls 9,303, Canyon 828, Washington 1,211

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