BOISE, Idaho (AP) — State health officials say three Idaho residents have become the first reported deaths in the state because of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus.
The officials said Thursday that two of the cases were in Blaine County. One was a man over the age of 60 and the other was a man over the age of 80. It wasn't clear if either had underlying health issues.
The third case was a man over age 70 from Canyon County who had underlying health issues.
More than 146 Idaho residents have tested positive for the coronavirus so far.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little issued a statewide stay-at-home order for Idaho's 1.75 million residents on Wednesday.