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Posted on: July 12, 2021

SIPH - Southeastern Idaho Public Health’s Weekly COVID-19 Update | 7/12/21

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For the week of July 6 -July 12, Southeastern Idaho Public Health had 41 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 17,325. Out of the 17,325 cases, 17,277 have recovered from COVID-19.

 

There was also one confirmed death a female in her 70’s from Bingham County. This brings the total to 232 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 July 6, 2021 - July 12, 2021:


New Confirmed New Probable   Total      Total Deaths

Bannock                               12                           5              17           0

Bear Lake                            6                              1              7              0

Bingham                              2                              3              5              1

Butte                                     0                              0              0              0

Caribou                                1                              2              3              0

Franklin                                2                              3              5              0

Oneida                                 2                              1              3              0

Power                                   1                              0              1              0

TOTAL                                   26                           15           41           1

 

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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