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Posted on: October 30, 2020

SIPH - 130 New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 130 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 5674. Out of the 5674 cases, 4682 have recovered from COVID-19. See county case counts below:


New Confirmed New Probable    Total

Bannock                               72                           23           95

Bear Lake                            0                              0              0

Bingham                              9                              9              18

Butte                                     1                              0              1

Caribou                                4                              4              8

Franklin                                4                              0              4

Oneida                                 0                              0              0

Power                                   4                              0              4

TOTAL                                   94                           36           130


For southeast Idaho specific information about the novel coronavirus, please visit


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.


If you believe you have been exposed, make sure to self-isolate. If you need medical attention, please call your healthcare provider in advance of a visit to discuss your symptoms and next steps. Testing is available by calling 208-234-5875. SIPH has a call center to field questions from the community and is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can reach the hotline at (208) 234-5875. For southeast Idaho specific information about the novel coronavirus, please visit For Idaho-specific information about the novel coronavirus, please visit


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