Idaho teen dies from COVID-19, second child in state to die from the virus

Posted at 3:26 PM, Feb 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-02 17:26:48-05

A teenage boy in Bonneville County died of COVID-19.

Eastern Idaho Public Health reported officials were notified by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Tuesday a male between the ages of 13-17 died of COVID-19. The boy's identity and age will not be released.

The teenager is the second child in Idaho to die from COVID-19. The first death was reported to be an infant in October 2021.