Missoula County reports 13 additional COVID-19 cases

84 active COVID-19 cases reported
Missoula County reports 13 additional COVID-19 cases
Posted at 1:59 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 15:59:37-04

Local health officials are reporting that 13 additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Missoula County.

The Missoula City-County Health Department was reporting a cumulative positive case* total of 304 on Monday morning -- including four epi-linked cases**

The latest numbers show there are 84 active COVID-19 cases in Missoula County. To date, there have been 219 recoveries and one death.

Local health officials additionally report that four people are hospitalized in Missoula County due to COVID-19 -- including three county residents.

Missoula became the first major city in Montana to require the wearing of face coverings on July 9.

*the Missoula City-County Health Department may be alerted to additional cases before the Montana Department of Health and Human Services.

** Cases that are “epi-linked” developed symptoms while in quarantine after being identified as close contacts to cases that tested positive.