Gem County is the lone county within Southwest District’s Health to remain in the orange threat level.
The health district on Thursday released its weekly report of its counties and how they’re affected by the coronavirus. And included in Thursday’s report, it was announced that for the first time in recent months, all counties within the district are below the red health alert level.
As for Gem County, they will remain in the orange health alert level, but they continue to have a decreasing incidence rate and positivity rate….both good signs.
Canyon County, Washington County, Payette County and Owyhee County are all now in the Yellow Health Alert Level due to a decreasing daily incidence rate and positivity rate..