COVID-19 News

Keep up with all the fast-moving novel coronavirus news, particularly as it impacts Idaho.

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Analysis projects April peak for COVID-19 deaths in Idaho

New projections released by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations predicts that Idaho will reach its ...

Updated 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
Stocks skid worldwide as coronavirus infections keep soaring

On the losing end was Macy’s, whose 7.4% drop Wednesday brought its loss for 2020 so far to 73%

Updated 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
One new COVID-19 case in Kootenai County

Panhandle Health District has just reported an additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kootenai County in the past 24 hours, bringing the total in Kootenai ...

Updated 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
Facing ICU crunch, Europe rushes to build field hospitals

The strain facing some of the world’s best health care systems has been aggravated by hospital budget cuts over the past decade in Italy, Spain, France and Britain

Updated 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
New York deaths double in 3 days, with worst to come

With city on near-lockdown, the normally bustling streets are empty

Updated 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
Hospital group allows employees greater use of masks

Employees objected to its directive that disallowed or discouraged health care workers from using surgical masks when not interacting with coronavirus patients.

Updated 13 hours, 22 minutes ago
#carquarantine rocks

Drake family’s musical video with lip syncing, costume changes becomes internet sensation

Updated 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
Feeling sick? How to self-isolate

Now that we’re seeing COVID-19 transmission in our community, it’s important to know what we should do when we get sick. On top of taking care of ourselves, ...

Updated 20 hours, 24 minutes ago
Facebook joins resistance to Bolsonaro virus claims

His defiance has received vocal backing from supporters demanding life return to normal

Updated 20 hours, 45 minutes ago
Montana to ban evictions, utility shutoffs amid virus order

Montana National Guard to begin taking temperatures of visitors at major airports

Updated 22 hours, 49 minutes ago
Little vetoes license-exemption bill for rehab center

‘The safety and well being of Idaho’s children is my highest priority’

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
3 new COVID-19 cases in Kootenai County

The Panhandle Health District today updated the total number of COVID-19 cases in Kootenai County to 30, and a total of 31 in the five northern counties. The...

Updated 1 day, 2 hours ago
What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

Anyone earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income and who has a Social Security number will receive a $1,200 payment

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
More than 800,000 COVID-19 cases worldwide

More than 800,000 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University — an increase of more than 200,000 cases since March...

Updated 1 day, 3 hours ago
Virus slump expected to rival big recessions in history

Bank expects France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K. and the U.S. to shrink by between 4% and 9% in 2020