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Big Horn County reports 4 new COVID-19 cases (Tuesday, July 21)

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Posted at 5:39 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 19:39:36-04

Big Horn County reported four new COVID-19 cases Tuesday afternoon, bringing its cumulative total to 163 since the start of the pandemic.

Big Horn County now has more active COVID-19 cases than recoveries. As of Tuesday afternoon, 70 people have recovered in Big Horn County, while 88 cases remain active.

Of the four new cases, two people likely contracted the disease through community spread, and the other two were asymptomatic and close contacts of previous cases, according to Health Officer Rhonda Johnson.

The new cases include a man in his 20s, a woman in her 30s, a woman in her 50s and a woman in her 60s.

This newest report comes a day after Big Horn County recorded a single-day high of cases, 12, on Monday. The county has recorded 85 new cases in July, according to Johnson.