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Posted on: May 3, 2021

SIPH - 8 New Cases Identified in Southeastern Idaho | 5/3/21

After today, Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be only providing case numbers to the public on Mondays. To monitor daily case counts, visit


Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 8 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 16,964. Out of the 16,964 cases, 16864 have recovered from COVID-19. See county case counts below:


New Confirmed New Probable    Total

Bannock                               1                              1              2

Bear Lake                            2                              0              2

Bingham                              2                              0              2

Butte                                     0                              0              0

Caribou                                0                              0              0

Franklin                                0                              0              0

Oneida                                 1                              1              2

Power                                   0                              0              0

TOTAL                                   6                              2              8


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 when it is your turn.


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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