KALISPELL — Newly released numbers show that Flathead County has added 52 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Numbers from the Flathead City-County Health Department also show that the number of active cases now stands at 1,104.
The number of coronavirus cases confirmed stands at 8,116 including 6,968 recoveries and 44 COVID-19 related deaths.
There are 20 active hospitalizations being reported by FCCHD in the Wednesday update.
The Flathead City-County Board of Health decided unanimously on Dec. 9 that Joe Russell will serve as the county's new health officer.
The health board voted 4-to-4 on a proposal on Nov. 2 for increased restrictions on social gatherings meaning the measure did not pass.