Missoula County reporting 3rd COVID-19-related death

Posted at 10:02 AM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 12:02:13-04

The Missoula City-County Health Department announced on Friday afternoon that another Missoula County resident passed away from complications due to COVID-19.

This is the third COVID-19-related death in the county.

MCCHD said it wishes to protect the family’s privacy and did not release details about the individual other than they were middle-aged or older, though an age was not provided.

The health department continues to urge people limit their social circles, practice good hand-washing hygiene, maintain six feet of distance between others, wear a cloth face covering in public, and stay home when they have any symptoms of illness, even if they’re mild.