PHD: 60 new cases of COVID-19

by KEITH KINNAIRD
News Editor | July 22, 2020 1:00 AM

SANDPOINT — Panhandle Health District logged 60 new cases of novel coronavirus on Monday.

The added cases push the regional total to 1,300 cases, 1,283 of which are confirmed. Another 17 cases are listed as probable.

There are 1,105 cases in Kootenai County, while Bonner County has 102 cases, 96 of which are confirmed. Kootenai County has 1,094 confirmed cases and 11 probable cases. Benewah County has 29 cases, all of which have been confirmed. Benewah County has three active cases, while Boundary County has 20 cases, all of which have been confirmed. Boundary County has 18 active cases, according to Panhandle Health.

Shoshone County has 30 cases, all of which are confirmed. There are 14 cases involving residents whose primary county of residence is undetermined.

Kootenai County has 1,059 active cases, while Bonner County has 56 active cases. Shoshone County has 25 active cases and Boundary County has nine active cases, Panhandle Health said in a post to Facebook on Monday.

The virus has caused 50 hospitalizations. There are currently 22 hospitalizations and 547 people are no longer being monitored.

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare tallied 556 new confirmed or probable cases of coronavirus on Monday, elevating the statewide total to 15,822 cases. The virus is blamed for 126 deaths in Idaho.

The Northeast Tri-County Health District in Washington state reported that there were 81 confirmed cases in its region. There have been 50 cases in Stevens County since the outbreak began. Pend Oreille County has had 24 cases, while Ferry County has had seven cases, one of which was fatal.

The Montana Department of Public Health recorded 97 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the statewide total to 2,712 cases and 40 deaths. There have been 34 cases in Lincoln County and five cases in Sanders County, according to the state.

Keith Kinnaird can be reached by email at kkinnaird@bonnercountydailybee.com and follow him on Twitter @KeithDailyBee.