MISSOULA — Local health officials are reporting that seven additional COVID-19 have been confirmed in Missoula County.
The Missoula City-County Health Department was reporting a cumulative positive case* total of 417 on Tuesday -- including four epi-linked cases.**
The latest numbers show there are currently 47 active COVID-19 cases in Missoula County. To date, there have been 367 recoveries and three deaths.
Local health officials additionally report that five people are hospitalized in Missoula County due to COVID-19 -- including three county residents.
Missoula became the first major city in Montana to require the wearing of face coverings on July 9.
*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.