Here is where Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations.
Where do Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to coronavirus cases, deaths and coronavirus vaccine distribution? This article is updated daily with new information and analysis.
Spokane County is reporting 73 new coronavirus cases and one new death on Wednesday, June 9.
“A total of 836 of the reported cases between May 21 – June 2, are attributed to the backlog. As of Wednesday, June 2, the complete backlog of COVID-19 files has now been processed by SRHD,” SRHD said in a press release.
SRHD is reporting a total of 46,578 COVID-19 cases and 654 total deaths since the pandemic began. The health district is also reporting 58 COVID-19 patients who are currently hospitalized.
So far, three people between the ages of 10 and 19 years old and three people between ages 20 and 29 have died from the virus. Ten people in their 30s have also died.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced a two-week pause on reopening on Tuesday, May 4, meaning all counties would remain in their current phase.
According to the Washington State Department of Health, as of May 31, 50.9 percent of the Spokane County population over 16 years of age have initiated vaccination and 43.5 percent are fully vaccinated.
The Panhandle Health District is reporting 25 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths among Idaho’s five northern counties on Wednesday, June 9.
There have been 24,895 cases confirmed in North Idaho since the pandemic began. Twenty-seven people are currently hospitalized in North Idaho and 1,326 people have been hospitalized since the pandemic began, according to PHD.
According to the health district, 307 people have died from the virus in North Idaho.