UPDATE: First Idaho coronavirus case from Ada County
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UPDATE: First Idaho coronavirus case from Ada County

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UPDATE: State officials said the first case of COVID-19, the illness caused from the coronavirus, was in Ada County.

The patient contracted the disease at a conference in New York City. Officials said the risk of exposure in Idaho remains low.

The woman, who is in her 50s, is self-isolated in her home.

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BOISE — The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says Governor Brad Little will announce Idaho’s first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus at 5 p.m. today in the governor’s ceremonial office on the second floor of the Idaho Statehouse.

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TWIN FALLS — City officials said no special events the city is involved with have been canceled and City Hall remains open as of Thursday afternoon.

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