Idaho Matters looks back at the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Gem State and around the world.
On January 11, 2020, China recorded its first COVID-19 death. By March 13, Idaho had its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus and Republican Gov. Brad Little declared a state of emergency. And on March 25, Little issued his first statewide stay-at-home order. By December 3 more than 1,000 people had died in Idaho from COVID-19. The virus dominated the news in 2020, from health care to education to politics. Dr. David Pate joins Idaho Matters for a look back at a year of COVID-19 in Idaho. Pate is the former CEO of St. Luke's Health System and a current member of the Idaho Coronavirus Task Force and has been at the forefront of the pandemic since it began.
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