BOISE — Idaho’s statewide spike in coronavirus infections isn’t coming from classrooms or grocery stores, top state officials said Tuesday.
The latest Idaho reporting on the pandemic
Eastern Idaho Public Health reported five more Bonneville County residents have died from COVID-19, pushing the county’s pandemic death toll to 35 and the region’s to 48 since the pandemic started.
Eastern Idaho Public Health on Tuesday reported two more Bonneville County residents have died from COVID-19, one of whom was a man in his 30s.
Debates about whether to buck or abide by public health guidelines for coronavirus isolation policies have mirrored other feuds about pandemic-related restrictions.
On the heels of eastern Idaho health officials’ move away from more coronavirus-related restrictions, the region had the deadliest week yet.
While a virus surge infects more eastern Idahoans, sends more to the hospital, and kills more, regional health officials are trying to get more people to voluntarily comply with public health guidelines and mandates.