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No new local COVID-19 cases reported this evening

 

Last updated 8/3/2020 at 6:11pm

Although a few new COVID-19 cases were reported in Blaine, Chouteau and Hill County in the last few days, no new local cases were reported by local health departments this evening.

Blaine County reported one new case Thursday and another Sunday.

Hill County reported one new case Friday evening.

Chouteau County reported a new case Saturday and three Friday -- Friday's announcement apparently an update on cases being incorrectly identified as living in Hill County and updated by the state tracking system.

Liberty County in today's update of the state tracking map still showed only one case, confirmed in July.

One of Hill County's cases was confirmed in March, all other local cases were confirmed in July or Aug. 1 or 2.

The state reported this morning 60 new confirmed cases for a total of 4,233, with 64 deaths due to COVID-19.

The state tracking map listed 40 cases in Hill County, 21 active; nine cases in Blaine County, two active; seven cases in Chouteau County, four active, and one inactive case in Liberty County.

Phillips County, which includes the eastern edge of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, reported Friday its second confirmed case. Both cases were in people from out of the county who were working there long-term. The people have been isolated and contact tracing is underway, the Phillips County Health Department said.

The state tracking map listed no positive cases in Phillips County.

People are listed by their place of residence rather than where they were confirmed.

 

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