Missoula County COVID-19 case update - July 13

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 14:15:54-04

MISSOULA — The Missoula City-County Health Department was reporting a cumulative positive case* total of 138 on Monday morning -- including three epi-linked cases**

The latest numbers show there are 43 active COVID-19 cases in Missoula County. To date, there have been 94 recoveries and one death.

The Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map showed the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Missoula at 124 as of the Monday morning update.

Missoula became the first major city in Montana to require the wearing of face coverings on Thursday.

Local officials have approved a rule that requires people over the age of 12 to wear face masks while inside in a public setting.

*the Missoula City-County Health Department may be alerted to additional cases before the Montana Department of Health and Human Services.

** Cases that are “epi-linked” developed symptoms while in quarantine after being identified as close contacts to cases that tested positive.