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Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed in West Yellowstone

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Posted at 8:35 AM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 10:35:26-04

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 Thursday afternoon, bringing the cumulative total to 148.

There are two confirmed active cases in Gallatin County. So far in 2020, there have been a total of 145 people recovered and 2,531 tests in Gallatin County. One person has died from COVID-19 complications.

Gallatin County’s two new positive cases are located in West Yellowstone and are in the same family. The cases are believed to be tied to out-of-state travel.

There has been limited exposure to others in the community, and the family is cooperating with efforts by Gallatin City-County Health Department staff to limit the spread of the disease.

Local health officials are working with the individuals to support and sustain them through their isolation and quarantine.

The Gallatin City-County Health Department will not be releasing any additional information about these individuals.