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Two new COVID-19 cases in Montana, both in Yellowstone County

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Posted at 10:19 AM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-02 12:21:57-04

Montana added two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday to push the state's total to 455, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.

Both new cases were confirmed in Yellowstone County, which now has 82 confirmed cases. A male in his 60s and a female in her 50s are the two newest confirmed.

Of the 455 confirmed cases, 397 have recovered. There have been 61 total hospitalizations, five of which are active.

There were 432 tests conducted in the past 24 hours. Montana has now tested 14,635 people.

The total number of official deaths remain at 16, althoughthe Blackfeet Tribe reported the death of a tribal member on Friday.