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16th COVID-19 related death in Big Horn County

Big Horn County reports 16th COVID-related death
Posted at 9:46 AM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 11:46:43-04

HARDIN — Big Horn County officials announced Monday the county's 16th COVID-19-related death, a man in his 70s.

The man had been hospitalized prior to his death.

In addition, the county announced nine new COVID-19 cases, Monday.

Seven likely contracted the disease through community spread, while the other two had known contacts, according to county health officials.

Big Horn County now has 680 cumulative cases of COVID-19 to date.

There are currently 116 active cases in the county.