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New positive case of COVID-19 in Ravalli County

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Posted at 8:07 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 23:18:09-04

HAMILTON — Local health officials are reporting a second confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) case in the Bitterroot.

Ravalli Public Health reports the patient is a man in his 60's who is currently in isolation.

The Ravalli County COVID Incident Management Team notes the positive case is connected with travel and health officials are investigating the initial exposure.

The team said additional positive cases were expected, but credits Ravalli County residents who have been following the necessary practices in effort to reduce the spread of this virus in the community.

We will update as we receive more information.