Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) has confirmed the death of a male in his 90s from Bonneville County due to complications of COVID-19. The individual passed away under the care of hospice. Out of respect to his family, no additional details will be released. "We at EIPH share our deepest condolences with the family and friends of this individual for their loss”, stated James Corbett, EIPH Community Health Division Administrator.
With cases of COVID-19 increasing exponentially, it is vital, now more than ever, to do our part to take precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, particularly wearing face coverings when in public when physical distancing isn’t possible, washing your hands more frequently, and staying home when sick. On July 31, there were 67 new cases of COVID-19 with 49 of those cases reported in Bonneville County. There are also 21 people from our health district currently hospitalized.