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Lincoln County reporting 2nd death related to COVID-19

Posted at 6:11 PM, Jul 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 01:02:15-04

The Lincoln County Health Department is reporting a second death due to COVID-19 in the county.

LCHD reports that a man in his 80s passed away on Sunday.

Back in March, 77-year-old Jim Tomlin, another Lincoln County resident, was the first death related to COVID-19 in the state of Montana.

The health department reports that additionally on Monday there are two more positive cases in Lincoln County. One is a symptomatic man in his 40s with unknown exposure while the other is a symptomatic woman who is in her 50s and hospitalized with unknown exposure.

In total, the health department reports that Lincoln County has had 57 total cases with 17 currently active. There have been 38 recoveries and six total hospitalizations, with one current hospitalization.