Big Horn County reported a 55th county resident died Saturday due to complications from COVID-19.
The person who died is a woman in her 70s who was hospitalized prior to her death. It is seventh death in Big Horn County in December and brings the county's fatality rate to 2.7 percent.
In a press release, the Big Horn County COVID-19 Response Unified Coalition wished the woman's "family, friends, and the entire community of Big Horn County peace and comfort during this difficult time."
With six new positive cases added Saturday, Big Horn County currently reports 138 active and 2,037 total COVID-19 cases.