March 29, 2020 11:50 a.m.
The Panhandle Health District (PHD) and Kootenai Health have confirmed 16 additional cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases to 27 in the Panhandle area. The cases are in Kootenai County and the first case was confirmed in Bonner County. Details on the new cases are listed below. The Panhandle area includes the five northern counties (Kootenai, Shoshone, Benewah, Bonner, and Boundary).