Hospitalizations continue to drop from September’s pandemic peaks, and positive test rates dropped for the fourth successive week.
“It is always wonderful to get back in the classroom – my natural habitat,” the state superintendent and former third-grade teacher said Tuesday.
Several other coronavirus metrics showed some signs of improvement last week.
But as a record coronavirus surge continues to swamp Idaho and its hospitals, is there reason to think the wave could break within weeks?
The wrongful termination lawsuit comes only nine days after trustees ended Rick MacLennan’s five-year tenure as college president, on a 3-2 vote.
The two resignations, effective immediately, come a week after some 200 protesters swarmed district headquarters, forcing trustees to cancel a discussion on pandemic protocols.
“The board does not want to see any disruption in the educational environment of our students,” board chair Jennifer Brumley said in an email to parents.
“Without the ability to offer every person entering the stadium a test, we cannot move forward without violating the law,” university officials told the Idaho Press Tuesday.
This week on the Kevin Richert Podcast, Boise State University President Marlene Tromp talks about all things delta variant: the threat to in-person instruction and campus events, the decision to open Albertsons Stadium to football fans, in the middle of a coronavirus surge. But there’s more. Tromp also talks about her vision for political discourse…
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.