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Posted on: August 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Health Department announces four new COVID-19 cases


June 25, 2020

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                                                                                      Health Department announces four new COVID-19 cases

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department announces four new cases of COVID-19. The new cases were confirmed beginning Tuesday, Aug. 18 through mid-day Monday, Aug. 24.

The new cases include:

• a female in her teens

• a female in her 40s

• a female in her 70s

• a male in his 70s

The Health Department has been able to determine that one of the cases is community-acquired, another is a household contact to a cluster of cases, and another is a household contact to another case. One of the cases remains under investigation.

The new cases bring to a total 110 COVID-19 cases in Butte-Silver Bow, since the county was informed of its first case March 13. The Health Department is managing nine active cases. An estimated 17 people are currently quarantined and in the process of being tested.

The Health Department’s numbers related to COVID-19 and the map data featured by the state of Montana at times do not exactly match up, as cases are being confirmed quickly and several cases come out of isolation. The state map is located at

For More Information, contact Karen Sullivan 

Phone:  (406)497-5003

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