Two deaths from COVID-19 were reported Wednesday on the Public Health – Idaho North Central District website.

The deaths were a woman in her 50s from Nez Perce County and a man in his 90s from Lewis County. The coronavirus death toll in north central Idaho climbed to 222.

Health officials in north central Idaho and southeastern Washington announced a total of 56 new virus cases Wednesday. Latah County had the most on the day, with 17, while Nez Perce County had 13.