US gymnast Kara Eaker and basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Olympics

By Dan Moriarty, Kevin Dotson and Chie Kobayashi, CNN Two US athletes have tested positive for coronavirus days before the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Kara Eaker, a member of the US gymnastics team, tested positive Sunday, her father confirmed to CNN affiliate KMBC by telephone on Monday morning. And Katie Lou Samuelson, a member … Read more

Lt. Gov. McGeachin repeats call to reconvene Legislature

Coronavirus Coverage BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin says state lawmakers and Republican Gov. Brad Little are failing citizens by not taking action to prevent employers from requiring employees get the COVID-19 vaccine. McGeachin at a Thursday news conference at the Statehouse repeated her request from last week to reconvene the … Read more

Surgeon General on Delta variant: If you are not vaccinated, you are in trouble

By Aya Elamroussi, CNN Twenty-four states have seen an uptick of at least 10% in COVID-19 cases over the past week, Johns Hopkins University data shows, as health experts and the federal government keep pressing for more people to get vaccinated. The rapid spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus has only ratcheted up … Read more

COVID-19 UPDATES: 83 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Idaho officials reported 83 new COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths Friday. That brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March 2020 to 195,172. There are a total of 156,211 confirmed cases and 38,961 probable cases in all 44 of the 44 counties in Idaho, according to numbers … Read more

Most COVID-19 restrictions set to lift in Washington state

Coronavirus Coverage OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state is set to lift most of its COVID-19 restrictions even though it’s falling short of a 70% goal of those 16 and up initiating vaccination. Starting Wednesday, restaurants and bars and other businesses can resume full indoor occupancy levels and physical distancing requirements will be lifted. Since … Read more

Recent Wyoming data illustrates vaccine success

JACKSON, Wyo. (KIFI) – Data gathered from Wyoming residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent months illustrate the success of the free and effective vaccines authorized to fight the virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). A WDH review of more than 2,400 lab-confirmed and probable cases identified among Wyoming residents … Read more

Las Vegas is ready to roll the dice on pre-pandemic normalcy

As a giant clock counted down to 12:01 Tuesday morning, crowds cheered the complete reopening of downtown Las Vegas for the first time in more than a year, with live music and no mask or social distancing required. “This is rather a historic night in Las Vegas history,” an announcer said over a loudspeaker to … Read more

Utah lawmakers pass school mask mandate prohibition

Coronavirus Coverage SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature has passed a measure that would bar public schools and universities from implementing mask mandates. The bill’s sponsor said Wednesday county officials would still be able to invoke mask orders in consultation with local health officials in schools that have coronavirus outbreaks. The bill would … Read more

COVID-19 UPDATES: 149 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 0 new deaths

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) – Idaho officials reported 149 new COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths Thursday. That brings the total confirmed and probable cases reported since March to 189,735. There are a total of 151,924 confirmed cases and 37,811 probable cases in all 44 of the 44 counties in Idaho, according to numbers released … Read more

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