Missoula health officials confirm 2 additional COVID-19 related deaths

Posted at 6:38 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 11:04:06-04

MISSOULA — Health officials reported two additional COVID-related deaths on Thursday afternoon, bringing the total death count to seven in Missoula County.

No additional details have been released about the people who have passed other than the general age range of middle-aged and older.

Missoula County health officials encourage residents to wash their hands, limit social gatherings, stay six feet apart from each other, and wearing masks to support other people's health.

When experiencing symptoms the Missoula City-County Health Department advises to stay home to avoid the potential spread of coronavirus.

Health and local government officials expressed their condolences for the families that have passed in a statement.