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COVID-19: Two cases reported in Lewis and Clark Co. Friday, at least five new cases statewide

Posted: 5:46 PM, Mar 20, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-20 20:52:30-04
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HELENA — Lewis and Clark Public Health says a teen boy in the county has tested positive for the coronavirus. It is the second case reported in the county Friday.

According to health officials the teen is isolating at home and the case doesn't appear to be connected to any travel.

During a Friday afternoon press call Governor Steve Bullock announced two other new cases COVID-19.

One of the two cases is in Lewis and Clark County, the governor identified the individual as male in his 30's.

According to Lewis and Clark Public Health that man has been instructed to remain isolated at home until he has fully recovered.

In a news release, Health Officer Drenda Neimann said, "“We wish this gentleman our best and hope he makes a quick and complete recovery. Our nurses will be interviewing him to find out where he’s been in the past two weeks and with whom he might have had direct contact. Anyone who is a direct contact will get a phone call from us with instructions for what to do.”

The second case is a woman in her 50's from Madison County.

Kalispell Regional Medical Center also confirmed two cases in Flathead County.