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Big Horn County reports 60th COVID-19-related death

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Posted at 1:32 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 15:32:19-05

Big Horn County reported its 60th COVID-19-related death Wednesday.

The decedent was a woman in her 80s who had been hospitalized before her death Tuesday, according to Big Horn County officials.

This is the 12th COVID-related death in December. Big Horn's fatality rate is 2.8% (60 deaths out of 2,124 total cases).

For those over the age of 70, however, the rate is 19.4% (34 deaths out of 174 cases).

Big Horn County also reported seven new COVID-19 cases Wednesday.

Big Horn has 90 active COVID-19 cases and 1,975 recoveries.