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Ravalli County reporting eight new COVID-19 cases

Posted at 5:24 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-06 20:23:47-04

MISSOULA — The Ravalli County Health Department is reporting eight new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Ravalli County currently has 30 active cases of COVID-19.

Here's a breakdown of the eight new cases:

· #1 is a female in her forties with symptoms; this case is likely due to community spread.

· #2 is a female in her thirties; Public Health nurses are currently investigating the source of transmission.

· #3 is a female in her fifties; Public Health nurses are currently investigating the source of transmission.

· #4 is a female in her sixties; Public Health nurses are currently investigating the source of transmission.

· #5 is a female in her fifties; Public Health nurses are currently investigating the source of transmission.

· #6 is male in his sixties with symptoms; Public Health nurses are currently investigating the source of transmission.

· #7 is a male in his seventies with symptoms; this case is likely due to community spread.

· #8 is a male in his eighties with symptoms; this case is likely due to community spread.

Six active cases are now hospitalized, compared to four on Monday.

Public Health nurses continue to release active cases from isolation once they recover from symptoms.