New cases confirmed in Cascade County
This story was updated July 27 with new cases information.
Cascade County City-County Health Department said July 24 that there are 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county that are attributed to community spread or were identified through contact tracing.
On July 25, there were 10 additional cases.
On July 26, there were 5 additional cases in the county.
On July 27, one additional case was confirmed in the county.
According to the state map, that brings the county’s total cases to 115, with 71 active cases. The county’s total includes cases from Malmstrom Air Force Base.
There were 244 new cases statewide on Saturday, 89 on Sunday and 41 on Monday, bringing the state total to 3,381.
Here are the case details from the July 24 batch of positive cases:
- 12 males in their 20s
- 3 males in their 30s
- 1 male in his 50s
- 2 females in their 30s
- 1 female in her 40s
- 1 female in 50s
Here’s the details about the July 25 batch of cases:
- 1 female under 18
- 2 females in their 20s
- 1 female in her 40s
- 1 female in her 60s
- 2 males in their 40s
- 2 males in their 50s
- 1 male in his 70s
Here’s the details about the July 26 catch of cases:
- 4 females in their 40s
- 1 male in his 20s
Here’s the July 27 case:
- 1 female in her 30s found through contact tracing
These individuals have been isolated and contact investigations are underway, according to CCHD.
In Cascade County, there are 60 cases confirmed in people under 40.
The age breakdown, according to the state is as follows, on July 26:
- 0-9: 1
- 10-19: 8
- 20-29: 33
- 30-39: 17
- 40-49: 19
- 50-59: 19
- 60-69: 10
- 70-79: 7
- 80-89: 1
- 90-99: 0
- 100+: 0
“Here at CCHD, we are closely monitoring the health of our community, and we realize that this spike in case numbers may cause our community some anxiety. We urge you to take control of your own physical health and mental well-being by doing what you can to protect yourself and those you love,” according to CCHD.
Here are things you can do, according to CCHD:
- Wear a mask or face covering in public indoor spaces and at outdoor gatherings where social distancing is difficult, as mandated by the Governor’s Directive
- Frequently, thoroughly wash your hands and avoid touching your face
- Use good judgment and analyze the risk of your activities before going out (whether that’s grocery shopping at peak times, going on vacation, or going to a friend’s or family’s gathering)
- Get some physical activity and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air, but watch out for trailheads or parks that are already crowded
- Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces regularly
- Avoid close contact with people outside of your household (close contact is being within six feet of someone for 15 minutes or more)
- Stay in contact with your friends and family, even if you aren’t seeing them in person as much as you’d like