The easily spread COVID-19 delta variant can move within a community pretty much as it wishes. Intersecting and interconnected, the lines of infection move from schools or to schools.
Eleven schools and districts are set to receive money, and 47 have signaled interest.
Hospitalizations and ICU admissions surged to new pandemic peaks — as hospitals prepare to ration care. Child case numbers continue to climb. The state also reported a record weekly number of new deaths.
Boise State University students will have to show proof of COVID vaccination, or proof of a negative COVID test, in order to attend Saturday’s football game at Albertsons Stadium. The rules are expected to extend to all fans for the Oct. 2 home game.
During a media briefing Tuesday, health officials also talked about unmasked crowds at Boise State football games, and the $30 million COVID-19 school testing plan.