HARDIN — Big Horn County reported its 60th COVID-19-related death Wednesday.
The decedent was a woman in her 80s who had been hospitalized before her death Tuesday, according to Big Horn County officials.
This is the 12th COVID-related death in December. Big Horn's fatality rate is 2.8% (60 deaths out of 2,124 total cases).
For those over the age of 70, however, the rate is 19.4% (34 deaths out of 174 cases).
Big Horn County also reported seven new COVID-19 cases Wednesday. The county has 90 active COVID-19 cases and 1,975 recoveries.