Now six new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Hill County

Five new cases confirmed Monday, total now to seven cases


Last updated 7/7/2020 at 7:10am

Posted 7 a.m. June 7, 2020

Hill County now has six active cases of COVID-19

Staff and wire report

Hill County Health Department confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 in the county, which, along with the confirmed case Saturday, brings the number of active cases in the county to six.

The department said all five of the cases were found through contact tracing.

The individuals are isolated and the Hill County Health Department is performing contact tracing.

The new cases bring the total in Hill County to seven, with one inactive case — a person who has recovered — that was confirmed in March.

The health department said the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus.

The Health Department urges people to practice prevention daily. People should:

• Wash their hands often;

• Avoid close contact with other people;

• Cover their mouth and nose with a cloth face covering when around other people;

• Cover their coughs and sneezes;

• Clean and disinfect;

• Monitor their health.

Watch for more in today’s edition of the Havre Daily News.

Posted July 5, 2020

The increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases has come to Hill County, with the county health department confirming a new case of the disease in the county.

The department posted on its Facebook page that a new case in someone who had not traveled out of the county was confirmed Saturday.

This is the second case, and the first since March, confirmed in Hill County.

Watch for more here and in Tuesday's Havre Daily News.


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