BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has approved one other 150 Idaho Nationwide Guard troopers to assist medical services battle the coronavirus.
The Republican governor on Friday added the troopers to the 100 he activated final month to assist the state take care of surging infections and deaths.
The 250 troopers assist with cell testing assist, facility decontamination and COVID-19 screenings. They’re additionally serving to at meals banks.
State officers say almost 120,000 Idaho residents have been contaminated, and there have been 1,151 deaths. The positivity fee for these getting examined is 20%, nicely above the 5% or much less state officers need.
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