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Montana adds 2 COVID-19 cases, both in Yellowstone County

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Posted at 9:41 AM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 12:11:32-04

Montana added two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, both of which were in Yellowstone County, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

The increase moves Montana's statewide total to 467 cases. There are 21 active cases, five of which are in Yellowstone County. The new cases in Yellowstone County are a male aged 10-19 and a female in their 70s.

Big Horn County has six active cases, the most in the state. Yellowstone County (five) and Big Horn County (six) make up for more than half of the state's active cases.

Three people remain hospitalized, as total hospitalizations has reached 63. There have been 431 recoveries and 16 deaths in the state.

There were 673 new tests administered in the prior 24-hour reporting period, moving the state total to 26,091.

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