12 additional COVID-19 cases reported in Flathead County

132 active cases reported
Flathead City County Health Department
Posted at 10:16 AM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 12:17:20-04

KALISPELL — State health officials are reporting an additional 12 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the Flathead.

The Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map showed that as of Friday morning there are currently 132 active cases.

To date, a total of 557 total cases have been recorded. There have been 421 recoveries and four deaths in Flathead County.

MTN News reported on Tuesday that a COVID-19 outbreak had been confirmed at a Whitefish care facility.

Additionally, it was reported on Tuesday that a City of Whitefish employee tested positive for coronavirus.

Three employees at Immanuel Lutheran Communities in Kalispell tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

The Flathead City-County Health Department is looking to hire additional COVID-19 case investigators due to a projected increase in positive cases.

Community spread of COVID-19 is still taking place, according to the Flathead City-County Department.