Big Horn County reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths

Big Horn County reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths (Sunday, Aug. 2)
Posted at 8:32 AM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 13:08:04-04

HARDIN — Big Horn County reported two more COVID-19-related deaths Sunday afternoon, bringing its total deaths to 11.

The two deaths were a man in his 40s and a man in his 70s, according to a news release from Rhonda Johnson, the county's public information officer.

In addition, Big Horn County reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. Ten likely contracted the virus through community spread, and four tested because of contact with previous cases.

Big Horn County now has 342 cumulative cases of COVID-19. The county has 197 active cases and 134 recoveries. Six people are in the hospital.

The county's two new deaths bring the statewide total to 63.