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Big Horn County reports 65th COVID-related death

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Posted at 5:03 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 19:03:06-05

HARDIN — Big Horn County reported on Monday that another county resident has died from complications due to COVID-19, bringing the death total to 65.

The person who died is a woman in her 70s who was hospitalized prior to her death on Monday.

Big Horn County currently has an overall COVID fatality rate of 3.0%; the rate increases to 20.8% for the 70-and-older age bracket.

According to data compiled by MTN News, there have now been 1,018 deaths in Montana due to COVID-19.