First case of novel coronavirus reported in Elmore County

Monday, March 30, 2020

ELMORE COUNTY – Central District Health (CDH) confirms one case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Elmore County. The individual is a female over the age of 50. No additional information is available at the time of this release; the investigation is ongoing into possible means of transmission.

Case counts within CDH’s jurisdiction at the time of this release include:

· Ada, 163 cases, 3 deaths

· Boise, 0 cases

· Elmore, 1 case

· Valley, 2 cases

Central District Health continues to offer a COVID-19 call center Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 208-321-2222.

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is now offering a new resource hotline for people feeling overwhelmed, isolated, or distress because of COVID-19. That hotline is available 24/7 at 888-330-3010.

Please refer to https://www.cdh.idaho.gov/dac-coronavirus for the latest local numbers and https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/ for statewide information.

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  • Some static’s today have shown 3, another 4. Gathering confirmed data is what we are trying to present. We wish you all health and some peace.

    -- Posted by Brenda M Fincher Publisher MHNews on Tue, Mar 31, 2020, at 8:18 PM
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