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Ravalli County reporting 5 additional COVID-19 cases

Ravalli County Public Health Department
Posted at 2:16 PM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 16:16:42-04

HAMILTON — Local health officials are reporting additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Bitterroot.

Ravalli County Public Health is reporting that five new cases are being reported as of 2 p.m. on Monday.

There are now 17 active COVID-19 cases being reported in Ravalli County including two hospitalizations.

The newly identified cases are as follows:

  • One new case is a male under the age of 20.
  • Two new cases are teenagers under the age of 18
  • Two new cases are females in their 50s.

Ravalli County Public Health guidelines to prevent COVID-19 spread:

  • Keep your social circle as small as possible.
  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly.
  • Wear a mask when in public or when interacting with people.
  • Maintain a minimum distance of six feet from others.

Residents with questions about COVID-19 may contact Ravalli County Public Health at (406) 375-6672.