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Gallatin County reports 7th COVID-19 death

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Posted at 11:42 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 13:42:25-04

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed that a Gallatin County resident has passed away from complications due to COVID-19.

The person was a woman in her 80s who passed away at a hospital last week.

Gallatin City-County Health Department received the official death certificate this week that attributed the death to COVID-19.

This is the seventh death in Gallatin County related to COVID-19.

“It’s so very sad to lose anyone to this disease and we send our condolences to family and friends,” said Matt Kelley, Gallatin City-County Health Department Health Officer.

“Now more than ever, we need citizens to take this virus seriously and follow the well-known recommendations. We can’t curb COVID-19 without the help of our community.”

Out of respect for the family, no further details will be released.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or email at callcenter@readygallatin.com.