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COVID-19 cases jump in North Central Idaho

COVID-19 cases jumped by 22 or 7.59 percent between Friday and Monday, the largest single day jump in this region, according to Public Health-Idaho North Central District statistics.

There are now 312 total cases, 146 are listed as *recovered and 19 are deceased. Of the 312, 176 are female and 136 male. Looking at age groups, the most are in their 20s with 72. Below are the rest of the numbers:

  • 40s--38
  • 30s--37
  • 50s--35
  • 10s--29
  • 70s--25
  • 80s--24
  • 60s--23
  • 0-9--17
  • 90s--11
  • 100s--1

There are 17 cases of COVID-19 in Clearwater County, one more than on Friday's numbers. Nez Perce County has the most cases with 159, 16 more than last Friday. Latah County has105, up 4 from Friday and Idaho County has 31, up 1 from Friday. Nez Perce County accounts for more than half the cases in the health district at 159.

In Clearwater County 10 of the positive cases are female and 7 male. Twelve are active cases and 5 are listed as *recovered. Looking at age groups, there are four each in the 30s and 50s age groups, three each are in the 20s and 40s age groups, two are in the 10-19 and one is in their 70s.

Clearwater County's latest case reported Monday is a male from 10-19. It is a confirmed case.

Those who would like to look at the statistics, here is the link: https://www.idahopublichealth.com/district-2/novel-coronavirus.

*Public Health--Idaho North Central District defines Recovered as: "Presumed recovered is defined as the number of persons with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis who are alive 30 days post-onset (or referral date if onset is not available) based upon total cases, deaths, and any clinical info available. We are aware that some people might take longer to recover, but that is the standard we are using at this time because it is the accepted average. Some get better in a week, some in 6 weeks, but 30 days is the accepted average. The range is 2 weeks - 6 weeks for 97% of cases. A small proportion will get better faster and a small proportion will get better much later, but 97% of all cases fall into the 2-6-week range."

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