Montana added seven new COVID-19 case Wednesday, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.
All seven of the new cases were reported in Ravalli County where local health officials announced the jump in cases on Tuesday. The spike in cases raises the number of active cases in Ravalli County to eight, the highest in the state.
The Ravalli County cases involve two men in the 60s, two men in their 20s and three boys between the ages of 10 and 19.
The state is reporting a total of 478 cases. MTN is reporting one fewer total cases and one fewer recovered cases due to a case in Jefferson County that local health authorities report involved a patient who was not in the state.
The number of active cases statewide stands at 22. Yellowstone and Big Horn counties each have five active cases. Toole County, Silver Bow County, Broadwater County and Cascade County each have one active case.
The number of recoveries statewide increased by three to 440 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. Three people remain hospitalized, two fewer than the Tuesday report. The number of deaths remains at 16.
The total number of tests increased by 776 to a statewide total 29,726.
There was one new statewide case reported Tuesday in Yellowstone County.
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