Ravalli County reports 19 new COVID-19 cases

Ravalli County Public Health Department
Posted at 4:55 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 09:34:44-04

HAMILTON — An additional 19 confirmed COVID-19 cases are being reported in the Bitterroot Valley.

Ravalli County Public Health reports they were notified of the new cases on Wednesday.

Ravalli County currently has 49 active cases of COVID-19.

"Ravalli County Public Health is currently receiving an influx in new cases which is overwhelming county resources," department spokesman Joseph Hopkins wrote in a Wednesday email.

Seven active cases are currently hospitalized.

The following new cases are currently being investigated by Ravalli County Public Health nurses:

  1. Male in his fifties
  2. Female in her forties
  3. Male in his fifties
  4. Male in his fifties
  5. Female in her fifties
  6. Female in her sixties
  7. Male in his twenties
  8. Female in her fifties
  9. Male in his fifties
  10. Female in her seventies
  11. Female in her teens
  12. Female in her seventies
  13. Female in her teens
  14. Male in his sixties
  15. Male in his twenties
  16. Male in his seventies
  17. Female in her teens
  18. Male
  19. Male

People with questions regarding COVID-19 can call (406) 375-6672.

Stevensville Public Schools announced Wednesday that remote learning would begin Thursday following a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Hamilton High School also announced Wednesday that school would be closed Thursday due to reports of several COVID-19 cases.