COVID Chart Graph 4-29-20

This chart will be updated as new numbers are released.

  • March 13: The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Idaho was announced by Gov. Brad Little.
  • March 14: The South Central Public Health District confirmed Blaine County’s first and second COVID-19 cases on March 14. Two people tested positive: a female over 70 who was hospitalized and a female over 50 who was not hospitalized and was reported to be self-isolating with moderate symptoms. In response, the Blaine County School District announced the temporary closure of all the district’s schools.
  • March 16: The health district confirmed a third positive case, a female over age 50 who was not hospitalized. The Sun Valley Company closed Bald and Dollar Mountains for the season in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • March 17: South Central Public Health District called a fourth confirmed case in Blaine County, a woman over age 80 who was hospitalized.
  • March 18: Blaine County confirmed its fifth case, a male in his 40s. At that time there was no evidence of community spread.
  • March 19:  Gov. Little declared community spread in Blaine County, and the South Central Public Health District confirmed 12 new local cases, bringing the county’s total to 17. In response, Little announced plans to place Blaine County under a “shelter in place” order.
  • March 20: Two more cases were confirmed in Blaine County. The isolation order took effect.
  • March 21: Two more cases confirmed, bringing Blaine County’s total to 21.
  • March 23: After a break on March 22, South Central Public Health District confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Blaine County, bringing the total to 36; 14 of the local cases were health-care workers.
  • March 24: Blaine County’s numbers rose by four, to a total of 40 cases.
  • March 25: The number of confirmed cases in Blaine County jumped to 63.
  • March 26: The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare declared Idaho’s first deaths from the COVID-19 virus, two in Blaine County. Later that day, the health district announced that Blaine County now had a total of 82 confirmed cases.
  • March 27: The South Central Public Health District confirmed 17 new cases of the virus, bringing the total to 98.
  • March 28: The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare declared 16 more cases in the county, 114 in all.
  • March 29: The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported one new case in Blaine County.
  • March 30: The health district announced 33 new positive test results, bringing Blaine County to a total of 148 cases.
  • March 31: As of 10:15 a.m., South Central Public Health District reported its biggest spike of confirmed cases, 39, bringing the total number of cases in Blaine County to 187.
  • April 1: This day saw another record number of newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, adding 64 new positive tests to bring the local total to 256.
  • April 2: South Central Public Health District confirmed nearly 100 new positive cases, bringing the total in Blaine County to 351.
  • April 3: The public health district announced an additional 54 case, bringing Blaine County’s COVID-19 cases to 405.
  • April 4: The state’s coronavirus website reflected an increase of five new COVID-19 cases in Blaine County, bringing the county’s total to 410.
  • April 5: Two additional deaths in Blaine County deaths confirmed by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. According to the Blaine County Coroner's Office, the victims were a man in his 70s and a woman in her 80s.
  • April 6: South Central Public Health District reported 423 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 5:36 p.m.
  • April 8: As of 5:30 p.m., South Central Public Health District reported 428 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in Blaine County, and the state’s website reflected another Blaine County resident fatality due to the virus.
  • April 9: Thursday saw a total of 446 Blaine County COVID-19 cases.
  • April 10: South Central Public Health District reported a total of 452 cases in Blaine County.
  • April 11: The total number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 reached 454.
  • April 13: South Central Public Health District faced “technical issues,” according to their website, and did not report new case numbers until 2:55 p.m., rather than the normal time around 10:30 a.m. on weekdays. At that time, they reported an increase of six cases from their last total on April 10, bringing Blaine County’s total to 458.
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