Online Monitoring of Coronavirus in Idaho

Confirmed Cases and Deaths in Idaho from COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

Last update
171,836
Total Confirmed
No data
Total Recovered
1,871
Total Deaths
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Testing at the state lab limited to high-risk patients. Rapid flu tests will generally be recommended to rule out flu before proceeding with coronavirus testing.
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Dynamics of Coronavirus Spread in Idaho

Coronavirus(COVID-19) disease live statistics in Idaho

# City Confirmed Recovered Deaths
1 Ada 46,895 No data 437
2 Canyon 24,764 No data 277
3 Kootenai 16,702 No data 183
4 Bonneville 12,270 No data 147
5 Twin Falls 9,015 No data 122
6 Bannock 7,920 No data 96
7 Madison 6,373 No data 22
8 Bingham 4,272 No data 63
9 Nez Perce 3,363 No data 50
10 Bonner 2,986 No data 32
11 Cassia 2,862 No data 25
12 Latah 2,761 No data 6
13 Jerome 2,505 No data 21
14 Jefferson 2,467 No data 22
15 Payette 2,379 No data 32
16 Minidoka 2,282 No data 29
17 Blaine 2,173 No data 16
18 Gem 1,699 No data 33
19 Elmore 1,617 No data 12
20 Gooding 1,269 No data 25
21 Washington 1,175 No data 21
22 Idaho 1,164 No data 17
23 Teton 1,088 No data 4
24 Franklin 1,077 No data 14
25 Fremont 1,017 No data 14
26 Shoshone 1,006 No data 32
27 Owyhee 1,006 No data 25
28 Clearwater 1,001 No data 12
29 Boundary 820 No data 10
30 Valley 795 No data 5
31 Caribou 629 No data 11
32 Power 628 No data 8
33 Benewah 619 No data 7
34 Lemhi 497 No data 9
35 Lincoln 486 No data 11
36 Lewis 378 No data 6
37 Bear Lake 352 No data 2
38 Adams 330 No data 4
39 Oneida 330 No data 3
40 Boise 309 No data 2
41 Custer 232 No data 3
42 Butte 200 No data 1
43 Camas 70 No data 0
44 Clark 53 No data 0

What Is a Coronavirus?

A coronavirus is a virus belonging to a large family of viruses that cause respiratory problems in humans, ranging from the cold to other more severe diseases.

Its name originates from the Latin word for “crown” and the Ancient Greek korōnè, wreath, and refers to the appearance of the viruses.

Types

  • The most well-known coronaviruses are SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or camel flu) and SARS-COV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2).
  • These viruses are also present in animals such as camels, cattle, cats, and bats.
Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. This virus made its first appearance in Wuhan, China on 31 December, 2019. Several of those infected worked at a seafood market where livestock alongside other animals such as bats and snakes were present. This suggested that the virus was spread from animal to person. It emerged later that a large number of patients had been not been exposed to animals which indicates a person-to-person spread.

Pandemic:

  • Since the outbreak in China, every country on the continent except Antarctica has been fighting to contain the virus.
  • Cases are increasing daily, despite mandated measures such as lockdowns or contact bans.
  • Europe is considered to be at the heart of the spread with countries such as Italy and Spain reporting thousands of fatalities daily.

Vaccines or anti-viral drugs have yet to be discovered to stop the increasing number of fatalities worldwide

How It Spreads

  • Via respiratory droplets, e.g. coughing, sneezing, talking, breathing
  • Via dust
  • Via close contact, e.g. handshakes, surfaces (the virus can live on surfaces for up to 72 hours)

The most common way that this disease spreads is through close contact with a person who has the infection. Every time a person coughs or sneezes, they produce droplets – a single cough can emit as many as 3,000 while a sneeze 10,000. Close contact is within around 6 feet.

Symptoms

Although COVID-19 symptoms may vary from person to person, WHO has provided certain indicators. People who are fit and healthy with no underlying symptoms are most likely to experience the following symptoms:

  • Fever – if you feel hot to the touch and have a temperature higher than 100.4 F (38.0 C).
  • Shortness of breath – as COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, this is a symptom to be monitored carefully.
  • A dry cough
  • Fatigue
COVID-19 symptoms

How to Prevent

The best way to prevent virus affecting you is to keep up with simple but vital recommendations.

Wash your hands thoroughly:

  • After you’ve been to the bathroom, before preparing food and regularly at all other times.
  • Use soap and water, or if not available, an alcohol-based solution.
  • Sing or hum your favorite melody to make sure you wash your hands for the recommended length of 20 seconds.

Practice ’social distancing’:

  • Skip meeting up with friends and limit contact with household members
  • Work remotely, if possible – check your company’s policies regarding remote working
  • Only go out if you need to go to the shops or to work, but keep at least 6 feet between you and other people– especially important if they’re sneezing or coughing

If you’re sick:

  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue and dispose of it immediately
  • Self-isolate at home for 14 days – the time it takes for symptoms to appear after exposure to COVID-19

How to Get Tested

Due to limited resources, it is not possible for everyone to get tested. Nevertheless, you can generally request a test from your doctor or health authority if you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions (different rules may apply according to your country of residence):

  • Have you been experiencing the above symptoms?
  • Have you travelled to highly affected countries within 14 days of symptoms appearing?
  • Have you been in close contact with another person who has tested positive for COVID19?

Arranging a test:

  • Don’t travel to your doctor’s surgery or local hospital. If you suspect you have coronavirus, you risk infecting others
  • Call your GP who will arrange for you to go to a dedicated test center where they will take a mouth or nose swab
  • Results from the test lab will usually be available in 24-72 hours

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