Big Horn County reports 3 new COVID-related deaths

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Posted at 4:08 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 10:25:26-04

Big Horn County officials reported Wednesday three new COVID-19-related deaths of county residents.

The county now has 27 COVID-related deaths since the start of the pandemic.

The first was a woman in her 80s who was not hospitalized and died on Saturday. The second was a man in his 60s who died Tuesday in a hospital. The third was a woman in her 70s who died Wednesday in a hospital.

County health officials are asking all residents to stay at home when they can and wear a face mask when they go out in public.

Big Horn has 990 cumulative cases since the start of the pandemic, 131 active cases and 836 recoveries, according to the Montana COVID-19 tracker.