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North Idaho sees second highest daily coronavirus numbers since start of pandemic on Friday

Here is where Spokane County and North Idaho stand when it comes to COVID-19 cases, deaths and vaccine distribution.

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

Spokane County is reporting 24 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, March 3.

The Spokane Regional Health District is reporting a total of 37,474 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began. The health district is also reporting 47 COVID-19 patients who are currently hospitalized. 

As of Monday, March 1, 16,836 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered at the Spokane Arena mass vaccination site, according to SRHD. 

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KREM is not reporting the number of new or total deaths due to the SRHD saying an error was possibly made in today's numbers.

"We are reviewing the death data currently posted. We anticipate that there is an error, and we hope to have it corrected by tomorrow," an SRHD spokesperson said in an email to KREM.

So far, one person between the ages of 10 and 19 years old and three people between ages 20 and 29 have died from the virus. Seven people in their 30s have also died.

So far, 92% of patients in the county have recovered.

Where cases stand in Washington state

  • Total: 4,969 deaths among 340,708 overall cases in Washington state. 
  • Since the start of the pandemic, the DOH reports that 19,372 people have been hospitalized for COVID-19 in Washington state.
  • The state reports of the total confirmed cases in the state that Washington's coronavirus death rate is 1.5%.

Click here to view the state department of health's data dashboard in its entirety

North Idaho

The Panhandle Health District is reporting 54 new COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths among Idaho's five northern counties on Wednesday, March 3.

There have been 22,184 cases confirmed in North Idaho since the pandemic began. Twenty-five people are currently hospitalized in North Idaho and 1,073 people have been hospitalized since the pandemic began, according to PHD. 

According to the health district, 264 people have died from the virus in North Idaho.