Coronavirus

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is seeing its largest coronavirus spike since the pandemic began, with new cases increasing by 46.5% over the past two weeks. That trend has some health care experts urging Gov. Brad Little to take additional action to slow the spread.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hospitals across the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff. New highs in cases have been reported in states bi…

A newly released inspection report has revealed that a coronavirus outbreak at a meatpacking plant in northern Utah was more widespread than local health officials previously reported.

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New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are soaring in East Idaho, compounding resource stress at local hospitals as health officials pursue a strategy of education over more restrictions

Nearly one in four Idahoans screened for COVID-19 this week tested positive for the virus, the highest positive test percentage in the nation, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 106 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (51 in Bannock County, 1 in Bear Lake County, 20 in Bingham County, 4 in Butte County, 11 in Caribou County, 10 in Franklin County and 9 in Power County) in southeast Idaho.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 45 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (27 in Bannock County, 4 in Bingham County, 5 in Butte County, 3 in Caribou County, 5 in Franklin County, and 1 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 3524. Out of t…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, said to be making progress in his recovery from COVID-19, expressed eagerness to return to the campaign trail Tuesday even as the outbreak that has killed more than 210,000 Americans reached ever more widely into the upper echelons of the U.S. government.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) has confirmed another death associated with COVID-19 in Caribou County. The individual was a male in his 70s. This brings the total to 21 deaths due to COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. Out of respect to these individuals’ families, no additional details wi…

A federal judge says the IRS can’t keep withholding coronavirus relief payments from incarcerated people, potentially clearing the way for at least 80,000 checks totaling more than $100 million to be sent to people behind bars across the United States.

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 74 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (38 in Bannock County, 11 in Bingham County, 1 in Butte County, 2 in Caribou County, 18 in Franklin County and 4 in Power County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 3,293. Out of…

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BETHESDA, Maryland — President Donald Trump said Monday he’s leaving the military hospital where he has been treated for COVID-19 and will continue his recovery at the White House. He said he’s feeling good and the nation should not be afraid of the virus that has killed more than 209,000 Am…

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Two days after being hospitalized with COVID-19, President Donald Trump declared, “I get it,” in a message to the nation Sunday before briefly leaving the hospital to salute supporters from his motorcade, a move that again showed his willingness to disregard basic precau…

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump went through a “very concerning” period Friday and the next 48 hours “will be critical” in his care as he battles the coronavirus at a hospital, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Saturday. Meadows’ comments contradicted the rosy assessme…

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 42 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (15 in Bannock County, 3 in Bear Lake County, 9 in Bingham County, 2 in Butte County, 4 in Caribou County, and 9 in Franklin County) in southeast Idaho. This brings the total of confirmed and probable cases to 3,193. Out…

POCATELLO — In response to the local increase in COVID-19 community spread, hospital admissions and emergency room visits, Portneuf Medical Center is revising its visitation policies. As of today, Friday, October 2, 2020 at 4pm, only on-duty staff, physicians and patients seeking care may en…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will spend a “few days” at a military hospital after contracting COVID-19, the White House said Friday, as the virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans spread to the highest reaches of the U.S. government. Trump “remains fatigued,” his doctor said.