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New COVID-19 cases in Chouteau, Hill counties


Last updated 7/31/2020 at 5:02pm

Editor's note: This version corrects the number of new cases in Chouteau County.

The Chouteau County Health Department posted on its Facebook page this afternoon that three new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the county.

"All close contacts have been notified and quarantined," the post said. "Please stay safe."

Rocky Boy Health Center posted today that a new case had been confirmed there.

Hill County Health Department also said in a press release that one new case was reported in the county.

Cases confirmed by the Rocky Boy Health Center may be of people who live on or off Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. It lists all people tested at the center.

Cases confirmed at the Rocky Boy Health Center are included in the counts of the county of residence, generally Hill or Chouteau counties.

The Rocky Boy post said the center now has confirmed 37 cases with 13 active and 24 recovered. One case is being hospitalized, it reported.

Hill County's release said the county has 41 confirmed cases, 22 active and 19 recovered.

Hill County also reported this afternoon that three people had met the requirements to be removed from isolation.

Hill County Health Department said in a post Thursday that three cases attributed to Hill County actually were Chouteau County residents and the count would be adjusted to reflect that.

Blaine County reported one new confirmed case Thursday, bringing its total to eight, seven recovered and one active. Blaine County had not announced any new cases by 4:30 this afternoon.

Liberty County still is listed on the state COVID-19 tracking map as having one recovered case.

The Liberty County case and one Hill County case were confirmed in March. All of the other cases were confirmed in July.


https://www.facebook.com/Chouteau-County-Health-Department-191027850924298 .

https://www.facebook.com/hillcountyhealth .

https://www.facebook.com/blainecountyhealthdepartment .

https://www.facebook.com/RockyBoyHealthCenter .


Link to Montana COVID-19 response map at https://montana.maps.arcgis.com and https://covid19.mt.gov .


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