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No new cases on Friday

| May 2, 2020 1:00 AM

COEUR d’ALENE — The Friday report from the Kootenai County Emergency Operations Center Unified Command showed no new cases of novel coronavirus in the Panhandle Health District. There was one new case Thursday.

This places the total of COVID-19 cases at 66, with 62 in Kootenai County and four in Bonner County.

“Thanks to our continued efforts locally of heeding the social distancing guidelines we are finding that 48 of our 66 cases are no longer being monitored,” according to the report.

As of Friday, five of the 66 cases have resulted in hospitalizations.

“This does not mean these patients are currently hospitalized, only that they were hospitalized for COVID-19 and are also confirmed positive with COVID-19,” the report said.