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2 new COVID-19 cases reported in Lewis and Clark County

Posted at 7:56 AM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 09:56:46-04

HELENA — A pair of new positive COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lewis and Clark County on Thursday.

The individuals are a 27-year-old female and a 61-year-old male. Both are contacts to a local positive case in the county.

Lewis and Clark County now has a total of 22 COVID-19 cases. There are six active cases and 16 recoveries.

Thursday’s data raises the total number of cases in the state to 656 with 92 active cases. The state is reporting 657 cases because a case from May is attributed to Jefferson County.

Jefferson Co. reported that the case involved a man in his 50’s who has not been in the state for several weeks. They added that the case was not acquired in Montana and the man has not been in contact with anyone in Montana.

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